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  • Hastings professor hired to encourage more juvenile law attorneys

    Daily Journal
    October 5, 2022

    UC Hastings College of the Law professor John Myers’ project is meant to survey law schools about their course offerings on juvenile law, create coursework materials on the subject for law school classes, and prepare a new edition of the Judicial Council’s book on juvenile court procedures.

  • ABA diversity award to Justice Liu

    At the Lectern
    October 4, 2022

    The American Bar Association announced that Justice Goodwin Liu is one of four recipients of the 2023 Spirit of Excellence Award from the Association’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

    Related: American Bar Association

  • LA City Council votes to end city's long-standing COVID eviction moratorium

    City News Service
    October 4, 2022

    Landlords will be able to resume increasing rent on rent-controlled apartments, which account for three-quarters of apartments in Los Angeles, beginning in February 2024.

    Related: Los Angeles Times, CBS News, KTLA

  • Governor gives California students a seat at the table

    EdSource
    October 4, 2022

    Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation last week that will give student representatives seats on the new state Advisory Commission on Special Education, as well on an advisory board for each school district’s Local Control and Accountability Plan. He also signed Senate Bill 955, which will give middle and high school students one excused absence to take part in civic activities like candidate forums and town halls.