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The Essence of the Judiciary

(April 20, 2015) "To provide voice and support and aid to the neediest of Californians. That is the essence of a judiciary. That is the essence of legal work." 

The Chief Justice presented this ten-minute address to a meeting of bench and court leaders with pro-bono and legal aide professionals. 


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

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