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California Judges Lobby for End to Money Bail System

November 17, 2017 | Courthouse News Service
San Diego Superior Judge Lisa Rodriguez said the pretrial detention working group heard from over 40 representatives from all over the justice spectrum, including the bail industry, and the message was unanimous that California’s bail system as we know it needs drastic reform.

California Bar Exam Ends 3-Year Slide, As Nearly Half Pass July Sitting

November 17, 2017 | The Recorder
The exam results, released by the state bar Friday evening, showed gains among first-time test-takers. The success rate for graduates of American Bar Association-approved law schools in California rose from 62 percent in July 2016 to 70 percent this year.

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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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