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Jerry Brown Signs Law Exempting Red Light Camera Companies From Legal Challenges

Saving an industry and a revenue stream, Crony Capitalism 101

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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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