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Homeless Court offers alternative to revolving door

May 07, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune
The rotating homeless court, created 29 years ago and the first of its kind in the nation, is held monthly at either Veterans Village or Father Joe’s Village. The proceedings are largely a formality, with an understanding that clients who make it this far will have fines and charges against them dismissed.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

UCD Law welcomes Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

May 07, 2018 | Davis Enterprise
During her seven years in office, Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, who graduated from UC Davis School of Law Class of 1984, has emerged as one of the country’s leading advocates for equal access to justice, transparency and the independence of the judiciary.
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Opinion: Why voters should oppose recall of Judge Aaron Persky

May 07, 2018 | The Mercury News
This recall attempt seeks to punish a judge who in the course of his official duties, complied with his sworn oath to follow the law. The independent watchdog agency over judges, the California Commission on Judicial Performance determined in a 12-page written decision that Judge Persky’s sentencing decision was within the parameters set by law and was therefore within the judge’s discretion.

Opinion: Still not my vote

May 07, 2018 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) We in the judiciary and the legal professions must inform the public how an independent judiciary is vital to our democracy.
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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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