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5 big numbers tell the story of LA’s cash bail system

December 04, 2017 | KPCC
A new report released Monday provides a first-of-its-kind glimpse at L.A.’s bail system – and a sense of what’s at stake in the coming debate over whether it's fair for the criminal justice system to demand bail from low level offenders.

Editorial: State-crushing ‘California rule’ on pensions must go

December 04, 2017 | San Diego Union-Tribune
The rule has its roots in a 1955 California Supreme Court ruling in the Allen v. City of Long Beach case, in which an amendment to Long Beach’s charter that sharply increased employee pension contributions and which made other major pension changes was thrown out on the grounds that it violated the city’s contractual obligations to employees.

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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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