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Opinion: A bail reform time warp

November 13, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Bail reform advocates are in a time warp. Their portrayals of the criminal justice system resemble Charles Dickens's England more than present day California.

California's Bail System Is 'Unsafe And Unfair,' Study Finds

October 25, 2017 | NewsLinks
The national effort to get states to move away from a bail system based on money — something detractors call unjust and antiquated — got a big boost this week: A yearlong study backed by the California's Chief Justice recommended money bail be abolished and replaced with a system that includes robust safety-assessments and expanded pretrial services.
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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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