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  • A Bit of Good News
    A Bit of Good News

    So often I use this space to write about problems I see in the criminal justice system and the world at large that it can get to feel like maybe I am being a bit of a downer. So when I saw this bit of ...

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  • Who Will Watch the Watchers
    Who Will Watch the Watchers

    As our country and its experiment in democracy continue to grow and evolve, one of the most confounding questions we continue to wrestle with is how to properly regulate and police institutions that ...

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  • The Capture of the Golden State Killer Demonstrates the Ways Privacy is Dwindling in America
    The Capture of the Golden State Killer Demonstrates the Ways Privacy is Dwindling in America

    The capture of the alleged Golden State Killer brought national attention to the relatively new ability of law enforcement to identify suspects by following their genealogical family trees to close ...

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  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Attorney Frances Prizzia has devoted her career to providing criminal defense resources to the people of Southern California. For her tenacity and compassion on behalf of her clients in their pursuit ...

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  • Solar Eclipse & Race Relations
    Solar Eclipse & Race Relations

    Last month, we experienced our first total solar eclipse since 38 years ago! The nerd in me was pretty psyched up for this event. At the same time, the humanist in me was angry and heartbroken by ...

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  • How Prop 57 Changes California's Criminal Justice System
    How Prop 57 Changes California's Criminal Justice System

    Voters in California approved of Proposition 57 last month in a winning ratio of 2-to-1. The ballot described the measure as something that would increase parole chances for nonviolent felons, as well ...

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