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Criminal justice reformers target punitive traffic tickets

California reformers seeking sweeping changes in the state’s criminal justice system have a new target: burdensome traffic tickets. The leading proponent of the proposal is California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye. She is working on a plan to decriminalize

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California continues tussle with ex-offender employment

The good news is that the California Department of Corrections offers program to help inmates become opticians. The bad news is that there are four different state statutes that allow the state to refuse to license an ex-offender as an

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