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  • Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye: The solid core who has held together California's judicial branch

    Daily Journal
    January 20, 2021
    (Subscription required) Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye guided the state court system to financial health from the depths of a recession. Now the pandemic presents her with a new challenge.
  • Biden expected to quickly fill judicial vacancies

    Daily Journal
    January 20, 2021
    (Subscription required) After he takes the oath of office Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden plans to move quickly to fill existing judicial vacancies and his administration is already putting together a list to fill future openings.
  • Opinion: ‘Attorney General Goodwin Liu’

    Daily Journal
    January 20, 2021
    (Subscription required) Over a distinguished career, Justice Liu has vigorously defended the rights of everyday people to have their day in court. He has advanced practical solutions to the challenge of expanding legal services for people who need help but can't afford it. And he has done more than his share of research, advocacy, and mentorship to foster a more diverse legal profession.
  • LA DA defends directives, says laws need to change

    Daily Journal
    January 20, 2021
    (Subscription required) California prosecutors are not required to seek increased prison sentences for accused felons who have violent or serious prior convictions under the state’s three strikes law or other statues that allow longer sentences, argued Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón in response to a lawsuit by many of his deputies that asserts his policy prohibiting the filing of enhancement charges is illegal.