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The Essence of the Judiciary

"To provide voice and support and aid to the neediest of Californians. That is the essence of a judiciary. That is the essence of legal work." 

The Chief Justice presented this ten-minute address to a meeting of bench and court leaders with pro-bono and legal aide professionals. April 20, 2015

Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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