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C.A. Presiding Justice Paul Turner Dies

May 22, 2017 | Met News
Court of Appeal Presiding Justice Paul Arthur Turner of this district’s Div. Five—a jurist who put in unusually long hours, and even had work brought to him at his home when he stopped going to the office at the start of this month, as he weakened, in the final stages of liver cancer—has died, at the age of 69.
Related: Presiding Justice Paul Turner, Daily Journal

State Senate bill would limit prosecutor IDs in judges’ races

May 19, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
Candidates in California judicial elections, whose names and qualifications are usually little-known to the public, can sometimes tilt the outcome by describing themselves on the ballot as a “gang violence prosecutor” or “domestic violence prosecutor.”

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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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