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New criminal justice reform focus: Harsh bail laws

The same coalition of Democratic lawmakers and interest groups that worked with Gov. Jerry Brown on Propositions 47 and 57 — which lessen the amount of time convicts must spend behind bars for relatively minor crimes and make it easier

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Why Stanford rape uproar may buffet Gov. Brown, AG Harris

Proposition 57 — the newly numbered November “parole reform” ballot measure championed by Gov. Jerry Brown¬†— has already proven controversial. The measure was revised and expanded dramatically late in the authorization process. The California Supreme Court gave its blessing to

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