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California may not require bail for most criminal suspects

April 03, 2017 | Associated Press
California could dramatically change the way it pressures criminal defendants to show up for court, doing away with monetary bail for most and taking income into account for others to ensure poor suspects get an equal shot at freedom.

Judicial Profile: Ruben A. Villalobos

April 04, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Third-year Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge Ruben A. Villalobos said he was excited to begin a new assignment this January in juvenile delinquency, which he sees as the logical continuation of a career serving his hometown community, first as a self-styled "country lawyer," then as an Electoral College member and school board trustee.
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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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