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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Saturday, June 7, 2014

"California Supreme Court backs red-light traffic cameras"

From Reuters:

The decision on Thursday, involving the case of a Los Angeles-area woman who sought to challenge a traffic ticket, ruled that pictures by automated cameras taken of motorists who enter an intersection on a red light can be legally presumed as accurate unless proven otherwise.

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Several local governments in California have stopped using cameras because of legal battles that arose when residents contested the validity of their tickets, said attorney Patrick Santos, who submitted a brief in support Goldsmith.

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