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Newslinks for 10-27-17

State bail system changes present many challenges

October 27, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Becerra is the latest of several public sector attorneys in the state who declined to uphold the status quo on bail. This includes his predecessor, Kamala D. Harris, who did not defend California’s bail system in a federal case last year.

Audio: Public Hearings, Bail Reform

October 26, 2017 | Capitol Public Radio
[Capitol Public Radio’s Beth Ruyak and Ben Bradford discuss investigations into claims of sexual misconduct at the California State Capitol and a new report on bail reform from the Pretrial Detention Reform Workgroup requested by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye.]

Opinion: Righting the ship on juvenile justice

October 27, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) This month, in one fell swoop, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law an array of bills putting California on the forefront of juvenile justice reform. With these laws, California affirmed recent neurological and social science advances about adolescence and delinquency.

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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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