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Berkeley Law professor publishes book on habeas corpus

BERKELEY – After a long, arduous journey, Berkeley Law Professor Amanda Tyler is set to release her new book, "Habeas Corpus Goes to War: Tracing the Story of the United States Constitution’s Habeas Privilege from the Tower of London to Guantánamo Bay.”

Gov. Brown appoints Tamara Wood to Shasta County Superior Court judgeship

REDDING – California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced in June that Tamara Wood has been appointed to a judgeship on the Shasta County Superior Court.

Supreme Court rules Department of Labor must clarify OT rules for auto dealers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court, on a 6-2 decision involving a case originally filed in California’s 9th Circuit Court, ordered the Department of Labor to clarify its regulation regarding an overtime pay exemption for people who work at auto dealerships as car salesmen or sales advisers.