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Editorial: California's Supreme Court should put Proposition 66 out of its misery

June 09, 2017 | Los Angeles Times
California voters faced a binary choice in November’s election over the state’s death penalty system. Proposition 62 aimed to end capital punishment and convert all existing death sentences to life in prison without parole. Proposition 66, on the other hand, sought to speed up the system so that more people could be executed faster.

Proposition 57 Is Not Retroactive—Court

June 09, 2017 | Met News
Proposition 57—enacted by voters last November to preclude the filing of criminal charges against minors directly in adult court—is not retroactive, the Court of Appeal held yesterday.

Opinion: A marvelous, artless new courthouse

June 09, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) San Diego's brand new state courthouse cost $555 million to build. It juts 22 stories and 396 feet above Columbia Street downtown.

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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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