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On California's death row, too insane to execute

June 05, 2016 | Los Angeles Times
On an August afternoon in 1984, Linda Marie Baltazar Pasnick, a 27-year-old aspiring model, was running errands before a fashion competition when she pulled into the drive-through at a Der Wienerschnitzel.

Editorial: Teacher tenure reforms still in play

June 06, 2016 | Orange County Register
A couple of big decisions are coming up for California students in the state’s worst-performing schools. First, the California Supreme Court will decide in the coming weeks whether to hear an appeal in Vergara v. California.

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Afraid of Racial Justice

June 07, 2016 | New York Times
40 years ago Tuesday, the [U.S.] Supreme Court decided a pivotal case on race and equality whose legacy has profoundly shaped American race relations. And most people have never heard of it.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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