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Commission Confirms Appointments to Courts of Appeal

December 14, 2017 | California Courts Newsroom
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed the appointments by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the Courts of Appeal Second Appellate District and Fourth Appellate District.

Editorial: Who Will Judge the Judge?

December 14, 2017 | New York Times
If Judge Kozinski were anything but a federal judge with life tenure, he’d most likely be out of a job by now.

Opinion: The evolution of the State Bar

December 15, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The State Bar of California was created by the California Legislature in 1927 with the State Bar Act (Business and Professions Code, Section 6000 et seq.). The State Bar is a public corporation -- not an association -- formed to fix qualifications for the admission to practice, adopt rules of professional conduct, and conduct disciplinary proceedings (all with the approval of the Supreme Court).

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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