Newslinks for 7-30-18

Editorial: Fresno's courthouse should not be an arresting field for ICE agents

July 27, 2018 | Fresno Bee
The practice of ICE agents detaining people inside courthouses is controversial enough that the agency has created a frequently-asked questions section on its website about the practice. Its short answer: “ICE’s enforcement activities in these same courthouses are wholly consistent with longstanding law enforcement practices nationwide.”

State high court denies ex-DA candidate’s law license reinstatement request

July 30, 2018 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The court suspended Albert in February for failing to pay discovery sanctions totaling roughly $5,735, but the State Bar reinstated her days before the June primary election in light of her chapter 13 bankruptcy filing. The bar again suspended Albert in late June after her bankruptcy case was converted to chapter 7.

State high court decision on Jackson case pending

July 27, 2018 | Imperial Valley Press
The state Supreme Court is in the process of determining whether it will review an appellate court’s decision to deny El Centro Councilman Jason Jackson’s appeal of a local court ruling.

California kids who didn't learn to read to get day in court

July 26, 2018 | EdSource
California Supreme Justice Goodwin Liu raised court-watchers’ eyebrows two years ago when the court declined to consider a much-watched lawsuit over the adequacy of state education funding, but Liu hinted he’d welcome another case to define children’s right to a meaningful education under the California Constitution.
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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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