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Bail overhaul legislation faces uncertain future

June 05, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Facing a Friday deadline, state legislators passed several more bills under the wire but left one of the most significant criminal justice measures hanging in uncertainty.

State high court ruling on death penalty could restart executions

June 04, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
The California Supreme Court hears many high-stakes cases on issues such as individual rights, taxes, and the lawmaking powers of the state and its voters. But it has seldom confronted a case with such potentially dramatic consequences as Tuesday’s hearing on the Proposition 66 death-penalty initiative.
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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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