News Release

Chief Justice Receives Sandra Day O'Connor Award

Chief is recognized for her leadership on advancing civics education for all California students.
Oct 23, 2019

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil Sakauye was honored with the Sandra Day O'Connor Award for the Achievement of Civics Education on Saturday, October 12 in Monterey. The award honors those who have promoted or inspired in the field of civics education relating to the justice system.

This interactive timeline below highlights the Chief Justice's personal commitment to improve civic learning and engagement. Her dedication to educating students and the public about civics has helped to revitalize democracy and promote access to justice for all Californians.

To learn more about the award visit the National Center for State Courts website.