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Jerry Brown’s budget plan predicts slowdown in California revenue

May 13, 2016 | Sacramento Bee
Days after the state’s biggest revenue month fell significantly short of his office’s expectations, Gov. Jerry Brown released a $169.3 billion revised spending plan Friday that assumes nearly $2 billion less revenue through June 2017, with the governor warning that people need to prepare “for a time of necessity.”

S.C. to Review Gang Member’s Attempted Murder Conviction

May 13, 2016 | Met News
The state Supreme Court has agreed to revisit whether a defendant who was not the direct perpetrator of an attempted homicide may be convicted based on the “reasonably foreseeable consequences” doctrine.

Opinion: The State Bar's Discipline System Is Broken

May 12, 2016 | The Recorder
Once again, calls to "de-unify" the bar have grown louder, including voices in the legislature, which determines the bar's budget. To most, de-unification means taking discipline away from the State Bar.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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