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Public access to court filings case needs a trial, judge rules

May 17, 2018 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A lawsuit over what constitutes timely public access to state court filings is headed to trial after a federal judge said that dueling statistics prevent him from determining whether delays longer than a day are unconstitutional.

California To Appeal Ruling On Life-Ending Drugs

May 16, 2018 | Capitol Public Radio
California's attorney general plans to appeal a Riverside County judge's ruling blocking a 2016 state law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement Wednesday that he will seek an expedited review in an appeals court.
Related: Associated Press, Time, Manteca Bulletin

Court date scheduled in Brock Turner appeal case

May 17, 2018 | Dayton Daily News
The Oakwood High School graduate and registered sexual offender’s appeal will be heard by a panel of three justices from California’s Sixth District Court of Appeal. Turner’s counsel and the state’s attorney will present arguments and answer questions during the June 28 hearing in San Jose, California.
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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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