Helicopters rescued more people from wildfires Tuesday as flames chewed through bone-dry California after a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than 200 people and ended with the state's largest utility turning off power to 172,000 customers to try to prevent more fires.
In 2018, California passed SB 10, a first of its kind law that replaced the state’s cash bail system with one that uses a risk-assessment system to determine whether pretrial release is appropriate for someone who has been arrested for a criminal offense, and if so what level of monitoring that individual requires based on factors like flight risk and the potential to reoffend or harm members of the community.
Democrats have been weary of using the Supreme Court as a campaign issue. President Donald Trump and Republicans on the other hand didn’t shy away from the topic during the Republican National Convention. According to some political analysts, swing voters sided with Republicans in 2016 when it came to judicial nominations.
If you’re a regular listener to AirTalk, you’re probably very familiar with USC Professor Jody Armour, who frequently joins Larry on the air to discuss general legal issues and ones where race, policing and law intersect.