Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced the commission today confirmed two nominations to the California Courts of Appeal in Los Angeles and San Diego.
Revised budget proposal includes funding for a Judicial Council unit to provide training, technical assistance, and legal support to California’s trial courts on environmental and climate change issues.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing at 11 a.m. on June 16 to consider the appointment of Judge Joanne Motoike as Associate Justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three (Santa Ana).
Juror Appreciation Week this year is May 9–13, one way the California courts thank these citizens for fulfilling their obligation and making the justice system work. Learn about judicial branch initiatives to improve the jury system in California.
Hundreds of students and teachers from Everett Alvarez and North Salinas high schools in Monterey County gathered in the World Theater at California State University, Monterey Bay for a Law Day event featuring Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
In a live Q and A, students asked the Chief Justice about her journey to become California’s top judge and the challenges along the way, particularly as the first woman of color in the role.