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Statement from California Supreme Court Clerk Jorge Navarrete

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has tested positive for COVID-19 and is exhibiting mild symptoms.
Jun 6, 2022

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye tested positive for COVID-19 and is exhibiting mild symptoms. She is fully vaccinated and received two booster shots.

The Chief Justice will be working in isolation in accordance with state and local health guidelines, but will not participate in remote oral argument on Tuesday.  

If agreed upon by counsel, the Chief Justice will review video recordings of oral argument. For those attorneys who want to continue with oral argument, the Supreme Court has drawn up a stipulated order that would permit the Chief Justice to participate by reviewing the recordings.

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