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Rule change would give bar more power to target discrimination

June 23, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A proposed change to California's Rules of Professional Conduct would allow the State Bar to investigate and seek discipline of attorneys for alleged discrimination even without them being found legally at fault in another venue.

Opinion: Race discrimination in jury selection

June 23, 2016 | Orange County Register
A recent [US] Supreme Court case illuminates a serious problem in criminal trials for which there is no easy solution: race discrimination in jury selection.

Judicial Profile: Dale Wells

June 23, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Each day before trial he sets the stage by calming emotions and asking that each side respect each other. He tells them that though they may feel angry, they used to like each other and if that were not the case, they would not be in his court.
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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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