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Gov. Brown signs UC-sponsored bill to protect survivors of domestic violence

SB 331, which was authored by California State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, will take effect Jan. 1, 2018. The bill will give survivors evidentiary privilege, which means that any discourse between a domestic violence survivor and a counselor will remain confidential. Before SB 331, according to Jackson, this privilege only existed for survivors of sexual assault.
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Alumnus welcomes new UC Berkeley students with stern warning

Berkeley Class of 2017: Congratulations on your admission into the world’s best public school. After a successful adolescence, you now have the privilege of attending in an institution that has been home to world-class athletes Jason Kidd, Marshawn Lynch, Natalie Coughlin, movie stars Gregory Peck and Chris Pine, tech icons
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