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Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite US Law

Inside a Bay Area Courtroom During Shelter in Place

Gov. Newsom Halts Intake of Inmates Into State Prisons, Citing Coronavirus Threat

From Arrests to Trials and Jails, Bay Area’s Criminal Justice System Reels in Age of Coronavirus

California May Switch to Shorter Probation Terms

State Probation Chiefs Propose Overhaul of Juvenile Justice System, Including Maximum Age Increase

Newsom Commutes Sentences of 21 California Inmates

As DA, Kamala Harris Prosecuted a Mentally Ill Woman Shot by Police. The Jury Didn’t Buy It

Judge: S.F.'s Inaction on Bail Reform Could Cause More People to Be Held in Jail Longer