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Justices hear Brock Turner judge’s bid to stop recall

March 21, 2018 | NewsLinks
Judge Aaron Persky’s argument, rejected by a lower court last summer, is that judges like him are state officers so California’s secretary of state, not the Santa Clara County registrar, should be overseeing the petition drive.

Editorial: Reject this assault on an independent judiciary

March 18, 2018 | NewsLinks
Four San Francisco public defenders decided over drinks to challenge four Superior Court judges in the June 5 election. Their themes are synced: the criminal justice system is broken, the judiciary does not reflect the diversity of the population it serves, the incumbent was appointed by a Republican governor, and a public defender’s perspective is needed on the bench.

Ethical considerations for candidates for judicial office

March 09, 2018 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The California primary election takes place on June 5. The state's general election follows on Nov. 6. This column is limited to discussion of ethical rules by which candidates for superior court -- both incumbent and non-incumbent officeholders -- must abide.
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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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