Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation Friday rescuing California's red light camera companies from several pending legal challenges. The state Supreme Court has been poised to rule on whether defendants have the constitutional right at trial to confront the individuals responsible for generating the photographic evidence produced by automated ticketing machines. As recently as September 17, the state's second-highest court was ready to take up a similar question (view case).
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That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
The celebrated law professor lost his position as faculty dean after students demanded his firing.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or recreational use.