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Justices cast skeptical eye on doctor's exception to conflict of interest provision

April 05, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The state Supreme Court seemed unsure Tuesday about whether an independent contractor doctor can be charged under a public conflict of interest law, but the justices were quite skeptical of a California Medical Association lawyer's amicus argument that doctors already have their own rules.

State high court hears pivotal resentencing cases

April 05, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Two consolidated criminal cases before the state Supreme Court could determine the prospects of sentencing relief for dozens of felons in California.

Will East Bay jail give ICE space under ‘sanctuary state’ bill?

April 05, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
Long-standing lucrative jail contracts between California sheriff’s departments and federal agencies could unravel if state legislators pass a bill barring local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, critics of the legislation said Tuesday.
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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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