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S.C. to Review Issue of Life Sentences for Minors

May 23, 2016 | Met News
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a recently enacted law giving youthful offenders serving life sentences an opportunity for parole brings the state into compliance with a U.S. Supreme Court decision barring mandatory life-without-parole sentencing for crimes committed by juveniles.

Machine Bias

May 23, 2016 | ProPublica
There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks.

California Courts on Twitter


A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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