Newslinks for 8-2-18

Restorative Justice: Healing California’s Youth

August 02, 2018 | California Courts Newsroom
Rooted in the indigenous Maori justice process in New Zealand and in Native American dispute resolution practices, restorative justice has proven useful in California juvenile, civil, and even criminal cases. Research shows that restorative justice can cut down re-offending by more than 80%.

Trump’s order to penalize SF, other sanctuary cities ruled unconstitutional

August 01, 2018 | San Francisco Chronicle
In a 2-1 decision, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Trump acted unconstitutionally in an executive order he issued in January 2017, five days after taking office, declaring that local governments that refused to provide information or access to federal immigration agents would be ineligible for federal grants.
Related: Los Angeles Times, Mercury News, The Recorder, NBC News, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Politico

9th Circuit split debate raises its head...again

August 02, 2018 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Republicans in Washington, D.C. are again ramping up legislative efforts to split the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the latest chapter of a decades-long saga that has generated much rhetoric but little change.
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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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