(Subscription required) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy emphasized in a recent speech the importance of civil discourse in preserving America's democracy and national identity in a time of global tumult, and in an era when technology allows people to bypass traditional institutions and structures like the press and speak directly to the masses.
(Subscription required) "It's very hard to get a sense or the feel of a courtroom from a cold record," Weiner said of his previous work. "One of the best parts of this job is getting to serve as the fact-finder because I get to make those credibility determinations.
“I’m really proud I can represent my faith in this way. … I didn’t expect to be appointed to this position,” Mesiwala said in an interview days before her swearing-in ceremony in the chambers of Sacramento Superior Court Presiding Judge Kevin Culhane.