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California On Track To Become First State To Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense In Courtrooms

California could soon become the first state to ban the “gay panic” defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.

09/05/2014

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Fremont Assemblyman’s Bill Would Let Non-Citizens Serve On Juries

Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, said his bill, AB1401, would help California widen the pool of prospective jurors and help integrate immigrants into the community.

04/25/2013

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San Jose Hosts Olympic Gymnastics Trials

Gymnastics fans and Olympics enthusiasts from across the country have their attention fixed on San Jose, where the 2012 U.S. Olympics Trials for gymnastics began Thursday.

06/28/2012

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California Clears Backlog Of Crime Scene DNA Tests

By hiring more analysts and updating the technology, the California Attorney General’s office has eliminated the months-long backlog of DNA testing, which is going to be a big help to local investigators who rely on DNA evidence to solve crimes.

01/26/2012

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