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CA Judicial Council Adopts New Rules to Lower Jail Population, Suspend Eviction

CALIFORNIA COURTS NEWS ROOM – News Release (4/06/2020) VIA TELECONFERENCE—At its meeting today, the Judicial Council approved 11 temporary emergency rules, including setting bail statewide at $0 for misdemeanors and lower-level felonies to “safely reduce jail populations” and staying eviction and foreclosure proceedings to protect Californians from losing their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was […]

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