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Court Futures Commission holding public comment session

July 22, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The Commission on the Future of California's Court System is holding a public comment session today to discuss establishing a consolidated juvenile court, implementing a statewide mediation process in family courts, and restructuring criminal fines and fees.

Bar Task Force Concedes It Needs Fixing

July 22, 2016 | The Recorder
A draft report released by a California State Bar task force Thursday concluded that the organization is hamstrung by ineffective governance and struggles to effectively protect the public from bad lawyers. But it shied away from proposing drastic reforms like splitting the bar in two.

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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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