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Editorial: Chief Justice Malcolm M. Lucas was gracious, independent

September 29, 2016 | Sacramento Bee
Former California Chief Justice Malcolm M. Lucas was a thoughtful, tough and gracious jurist who provided the state’s courts with a steady hand in the tumultuous time after voters ousted his predecessor, Rose Bird. He died Wednesday at age 89.

Opinion casts cloud over State Bar's $1.6M transfer

September 29, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The State Bar cannot "under any circumstances" legally transfer funds from its Lawyer Assistance Program to its Client Security Fund, according to a recent opinion from the Legislative Counsel's office in Sacramento.

Judicial Profile: Henry Walsh

September 29, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Judge Henry Walsh has bled Dodger blue for a long time — a very long time. His fandom traces back to his childhood when the team was on the other side of the country in Brooklyn.
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2017 State of the Judiciary
Video with transcript of the Chief Justice's 2017 State of the Judiciary presented on Mar 27, 2017.
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