Tagged: California

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Katie Steinle’s Killer Wins Appeal

It is instinctive to feel that Katie Steinle’s case cries out for justice. But the newest ruling is from a legal standpoint, not ideological.

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San Francisco’s Housing Crisis, Exactly as Planned

Plenty of discussion has centered around the California housing situation, especially the prices and lack of availability in the bay area since the tech explosion brought enormous wealth to one of America’s most unique cities, San Francisco. “Demolishing the California Dream: How San Francisco Planned Its Own Housing Crisis” by Hunter Oatman-Stanford is a detailed examination of the history of that great city, and how it came to be the go-to example of the modern housing debate.

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America, the Awesome

Burt Likko has one of those sorts of problems that really aren’t such bad problems to have.

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What Happens Next?

Another breakdown on the election and, in particular, where the Democratic Party goes from here.

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A Prime Opportunity For Resolution Is At Hand

The wisdom of a sports movie and the insight of a litigator show that the best time is now — right now — for the nation to reconcile some of its deep social fissures.

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Poppy Crop

For about two weeks every year, California’s high desert blooms as though a celestial Jackson Pollack had spattered the countryside with gold, orange, and violet paint.

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Review Of The Charges

A close look at the law and the allegations suggests that outrage about the Brandon Duncan prosecution may be based on incomplete information. Burt Likko dissects the charges and the law for your review, compares that to the advice of his colleagues, and then finishes his nightcap.

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The Photoshop Lawyer

Another bar discipline report leaves Burt Likko reeling in slackjawed amazement.

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