Newslinks for 6-29-18

Bail out: Should we nix the state's cash bail system? 

June 28, 2018 | New Times (San Luis Obispo)
Unscrupulous bondsmen, high bail amounts, the inability to get out of jail because you don't have the money: These are all ills that a vocal group of criminal justice reform advocates in California lay at the feet of the state's cash bail system.

Opinion: Trump's attacks on courts undermine judicial independence

June 28, 2018 | ABA Journal
President Trump’s attacks upon judges and judicial decisions undermines the legitimacy of the courts. This diminishes the purpose of having not only a system of checks and balances, but of having a neutral court that can operate independently.

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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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