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Newslinks for 10-30-17

Replacing Justice Werdegar might take a while longer

October 28, 2017 | At the Lectern
It’s been two months since Justice Kathryn Werdegar left the Supreme Court, and almost eight months since she announced her retirement. But Governor Jerry Brown has yet to name a replacement, although he probably could have done so any time after Justice Werdegar’s announcement.

SF public defender’s bail challenges meeting resistance

October 30, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The aggressive plan of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi to challenge bail in every criminal filing backfired Friday when a judge responded by increasing a defendant’s bail by $20,000.

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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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