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The High Price of California’s Failure to Fund Dependency Counsel

Julie Traun “State intervention in the lives of families, even when absolutely necessary, is a traumatic experience for children and parents alike.”[1] Indeed, “[t]here are hardly more consequential acts the…

Courts to Attorneys: Be Ready to Try Your Case When It’s Called

As most of you know, the San Francisco Superior Court has weathered some extraordinary hardships in the past few years because of the impact of the great recession on the…