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Supreme Court expands preliminary hearing rights — and mootness doctrine — for parole violations

July 24, 2017 | At the Lectern
In People v. DeLeon, the Supreme Court today holds, as a matter of constitutional law, that parolees are still entitled to a preliminary hearing to assess probable cause of a parole violation, even after 2011 legislation transferred most parole revocation hearings from an administrative board to superior courts.
Related: California Supreme Court Opinion, Daily Republic

Judicial Profile: Lupe Garcia

July 25, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Judge Lupe Garcia has seen the legal profession from many angles over her career, experience she applies every day as a family law judge in the Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward.
Related: Superior Court of Alameda County

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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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