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Release of videos sought in same-sex marriage case

April 29, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
It’s time for the public to see and hear what went on at the historic San Francisco trial in 2010 that gave gay and lesbian couples the right to marry in California.
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Judges association tells members to lobby against voir dire bill

May 01, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The California Judges Association has emailed members a "legislative alert and call to action," emphatically encouraging them to call their representatives to voice opposition to a bill that would change voir dire in criminal proceedings.

State Bar's spending on attorney discipline under budget

May 01, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The State Bar spent about $1 million less than budgeted on its attorney discipline system during the first three months of the year, mostly because of slow hiring of supervising attorneys, according to a report submitted to the state Supreme Court Friday.

Judicial Profile: Gerald Johnston

May 01, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) While foiling corporate polluters in his prosecuting days was exciting, Judge Gerald Johnston has found in his 19 years on the Orange County Superior Court that he's most enjoyed the intellectual challenge of probate.
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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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