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Undocumented Immigrant Sworn In As Attorney In California

He’s living in California illegally, but now he can legally practice law. California has allowed an undocumented immigrant into the state bar.

02/01/2014

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Education Key For Sacramento Reading Specialist

Vicki Oberg says her master’s program gave her many more “tools” for her “toolbox” as a teacher.

08/12/2013

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

AP: Calif. Paid $182M Over Last 15 Years For Inmates’ Lawsuits

Gov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California’s prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest: The private law firms representing inmates and the judges’ own hand-picked authorities benefit financially by keeping the cases alive.

02/11/2013

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Bio: Richard S. Costigan III

Richard S. Costigan III is the Senior Director of State and Government Affairs at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. He was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California State Personnel Board (SPB), which is responsible for the state’s Civil Service System.

08/26/2012

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Nancy Garrido Makes Plea From Prison

The woman who is now paying the price for the 18 years of hell Jaycee Dugard endured is asking for help.

06/29/2011