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Orange County Register
Jurors in California could be fined for using Internet, social media during trialsof a pilot project. The bill does not specify which counties would participate
Jurors in California could be fined for using Internet, social media during trials
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
of a pilot project. The bill does not specify which counties would participate in the project. “It’s disruptive of the judicial process, and there ought to be a fairly simple and convenient way for a judge to sanction a juror based on the order... Read more
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Aljazeera
Equatorial Guinea holds constitutional pollsby the opposition for the lavish style of his 41-year-old son Teodoro Obiang Ma
Equatorial Guinea holds constitutional polls
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
by the opposition for the lavish style of his 41-year-old son Teodoro Obiang Mangue, who owns a $31m home in Malibu, California. The opposition charge that Mangue - who is nicknamed Teodorin and has a penchant for sports cars and champagne -... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Uber got off really lightly': drivers' union hopes dashed by two big setbacksUber,” said Nelson Lichtenstein, the director of the Center for the Study of Wo
'Uber got off really lightly': drivers' union hopes dashed by two big setbacks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
Uber,” said Nelson Lichtenstein, the director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor and Democracy at the University of California at Santa Barbara. “It seems to me that Uber got off really lightly on this.” It seemed that the dream of a... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Cycle of 
uncertainty: ICE worksite inspections in the Santa Maria Valley disrupt farmers and laborers and put a fragile economy at risktypes of topics. He calls it a “wink and nod” system. “A farmer takes a green
Cycle of 
uncertainty: ICE worksite inspections in the Santa Maria Valley disrupt farmers and laborers and put a fragile economy at risk
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 9 days ago
types of topics. He calls it a “wink and nod” system. “A farmer takes a green card, work visa, Social Security number, California ID, and they have no valid reason beyond face value that these things are fake,” Caldwell told the Sun. According... Read more
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Orange County Register
Costa Mesa residents will likely vote on voting districts in Novemberthe public about the creation of voting districts after allegations of racially
Costa Mesa residents will likely vote on voting districts in November
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
the public about the creation of voting districts after allegations of racially polarized voting. On Tuesday, the city council voted 4-0, with Gary Monahan absent, to move forward with a public hearing regarding forming districts and a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Costa Mesa latest city to get demand for voting districtsCosta Mesa is the latest Orange County city to receive a demand to switch from
Costa Mesa latest city to get demand for voting districts
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
Costa Mesa is the latest Orange County city to receive a demand to switch from at-large council elections to voting districts. The city’s at-large voting system isn’t fair to Latino voters, who make up nearly 40 percent of the population, Kevin... Read more
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The Mercury News
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster careSAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step towa
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster care
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step toward reversing the foster care system's rampant use of psychiatric drugs, approving a slate of new safeguards to make juvenile courts here the country's most careful and... Read more
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The Mercury News
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster careSAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step towa
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster care
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step toward reversing the foster care system's rampant use of psychiatric drugs, approving a slate of new safeguards to make juvenile courts here the country's most careful and... Read more
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The Mercury News
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster careSAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step towa
California courts step up oversight of psychotropic medication use in foster care
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's judicial leaders on Friday took a major step toward reversing the foster care system's rampant use of psychiatric drugs, approving a slate of new safeguards to make juvenile courts here the country's most careful and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
CA Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye speaks at Berkeley Forum eventfacing the state’s justice system, at an event hosted by the Berkeley Forum on
CA Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye speaks at Berkeley Forum event
The Daily Californian / Posted 16 days ago
facing the state’s justice system, at an event hosted by the Berkeley Forum on Wednesday. Cantil-Sakauye is the leader of California’s judicial branch of government and chair of the state’s Judicial Council. At the event, she emphasized the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Expand veterans courts statewideCalifornia is home to more than 2 million military veterans – men and women who
Expand veterans courts statewide
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
California is home to more than 2 million military veterans – men and women who have put themselves in harm’s way to defend our liberties and keep our state and nation safe. Tragically, scores of veterans face horrendous trauma upon their return:... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Courts said to struggle under weight of Prop. 47 filingsIt was seen as a chance for a clean slate and a remedy for California’s overcro
Courts said to struggle under weight of Prop. 47 filings
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
It was seen as a chance for a clean slate and a remedy for California’s overcrowded prisons and jails. Proposition 47 allowed current and ex-felons with nonviolent theft and drug possession offenses to petition to have their crimes reclassified as... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Suit: Baby, other Muslims unfairly on terror watch listsaying that it's unconstitutional in how it's compiled and used. The lawsuit w
Suit: Baby, other Muslims unfairly on terror watch list
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
saying that it's unconstitutional in how it's compiled and used. The lawsuit was filed by the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Troy attorney Shereef Akeel, Farmington Hills attorney Lena Masri and an attorney in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Suit: Baby, other Muslims unfairly on terror watch listsaying that it's unconstitutional in how it's compiled and used. The lawsuit w
Suit: Baby, other Muslims unfairly on terror watch list
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
saying that it's unconstitutional in how it's compiled and used. The lawsuit was filed by the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Troy attorney Shereef Akeel, Farmington Hills attorney Lena Masri and an attorney in... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings525 W. El Roblar Drive, Ojai. 701-1156 or www.gallery525.com.~Thursday~ “A CEN
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
525 W. El Roblar Drive, Ojai. 701-1156 or www.gallery525.com.~Thursday~ “A CENTURY AGO” POETRY EVENT 7 p.m. A panel of California Lutheran University English faculty members will read and discuss poetry written 100 years ago. Grant R. Brimhall... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Judges, Lawyers Major Donors To San Diego City Attorney Candidatesattorney who primarily does gang and drug prosecutions. Geoffrey Hazard, profe
Judges, Lawyers Major Donors To San Diego City Attorney Candidates
KPBS San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
attorney who primarily does gang and drug prosecutions. Geoffrey Hazard, professor emeritus of law at the University of California Hastings College of Law, said the contributions are problematic. “Judges are supposed to appear to be neutral as... Read more

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