Over 70 California public schools from throughout the state also honored by this year’s Civic Learning Awards, co-sponsored by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye issues statement on death of mentor and friend Governor George Deukmejian. Remembers him as a person of integrity who gave her a priceless opportunity to serve the people of California. I will always remember Governor Deukmejian as a man of great personal intergrity, who had the courage of his convictions, and a passion for the rule of law. He gave me a priceless opportunity to serve the people of California as his deputy legal affairs secretary and deputy legislative secretary, and ultimately set me on a path to my current role when he appointed me to the Sacramento Municipal Court. I learned many lessons from George and he will be remembered as a man whose service as governor will be recalled with reverence by persons of both parties.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and Court of Appeal presiding justices visited nine elementary, middle, and high schools this spring to present...
In this video feature, the Chief Justice explains the judiciary's role in civic education and why her Civic Learning Initiative is so important to her as leader of the state judicial branch.
"Anti-Asian violence, like any violence based on prejudice, bias, or fear of the other, is reprehensible," the Chief Justice said.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye was the keynote speaker at a Constitution Day event held at the U.S. District Court in Sacramento.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Friday issued the following statement on the Governor’s budget proposal for the judicial branch:
Read remarks from Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
A convening of educators and jurists focused on lowering student suspension rates and chronic absenteeism in rural communities.
The Judicial Council voted to end the COVID-19 emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new proposal by the Commission on the Future of California’s Court System seeks to do away with the oversized consequences of traffic tickets by making minor offenses civil violations.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye says threat of mass arrests "could have a profound effect on access to justice in our state."