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Effectiveness of California crime laws fuels debate

October 31, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
Another round of the debate over crime and punishment is opening in California, where lawmakers and voters in recent years have added some elements of leniency to a justice system that has long been one of the nation’s most punitive.

State Bar staff want attorneys to pay re-fingerprinting costs

November 01, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) State Bar staff is recommending licensed California attorneys be required to pay virtually all of the $15.5 million it will cost for them to be re-fingerprinted and have their prints submitted to law enforcement.

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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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