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Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye receives 2016 Brody Award

April 29, 2016 | Colby Echo News
At a time when many candidates are running for government by running against it and political parties have devolved into gridlock and divisiveness, it is rare to see a government official fighting for the people instead of political points. Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court is no stranger to being an anomaly.

California Juvenile Justice Advocates Push Ballot Measure

April 28, 2016 | The Chronicle of Social Change
The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act would amend California’s juvenile justice system to allow judges instead of prosecutors to make the ultimate decision about whether juvenile offenders can be charged as adults.

Opinion: Helping veterans through justice system

April 28, 2016 | San Diego Union Tribune
The state Assembly’s Veterans Affairs Committee, with bipartisan support, recently unanimously approved AB 1672, legislation aimed at expanding the reach of Veterans’ Treatment Courts in California.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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