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Court says California must more quickly move mentally incompetent defendants out of jails

Court says California must more quickly move mentally incompetent defendants out of jails SAN FRANCISCO — California can’t lock up people for months in jails after they have been found mentally incompetent to stand trial, a state appeals court said. In a 3-0 ruling Tuesday, a panel of the First District Court of Appeal upheld […]

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California must act quickly to address the financial crisis

California must act quickly to address the financial crisis The stock market dropped 33 percent in the past three weeks. This tremendous financial upheaval demands that California lawmakers take quick action to secure the state’s finances. Consider that California’s yearly tax revenues are extremely unbalanced. They rely too heavily on the 1 percent of the […]

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