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SF courts ignoring thousands of quality-of-life citations

November 14, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco police have written thousands of tickets this year for quality-of-life offenses such as sleeping in parks, urinating on sidewalks and being drunk in public — but then, the courts no longer enforce them.

State Bar weighing changes that would bolster finances

November 15, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) In the midst of a funding crisis, the State Bar is exploring ways to cut costs and generate additional revenue, such as levying a processing fee on attorneys who pay their annual dues electronically.

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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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