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The Future starts now...
A Judicial Council Press Release explains: "Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced today the creation of the
Commission on the Future of California’s Court System to study and make
recommendations to improve the state’s court operations and access...
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Beds & Tech don't mix
Technopeasant Justice Bedsworth cogently (and amusingly, of course) expresses the frustrations that many of us have with today's technological advancements in his latest column  here . See today's MetNews for  Confirmation Hearings Set for Four C.A. Nominee...
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Justice Scalia to speak at Bar Convention San Diego
Looking for appellate reasons to attend the State Bar Annual meeting in San Diego this September? Any one of the following should do the trick: Scalia to speak at State Bar’s Annual Meeting Sept. 11-14 . Justice Kennard to be honored at the California Women...
Looking for appellate reasons to attend the State Bar Annual meeting in San Diego this September? Any one of the following should do the trick: Scalia to speak at State Bar’s Annual Meeting Sept. 11-14. Justice Kennard to b...
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APPOINTMENTS!
The LA Times reports that: Justice Rothschild is now Presiding Justice of 2/1; Lee Edmon is now Presiding Justice of 2/3; Brian Hoffstadt is now Audrey Collins were also appointed! Also, Justice Humes is now Presiding Justice Humes in 1/2; and Therese Stewa...
The LA Times reports that: Justice Rothschild is now Presiding Justice of 2/1; Lee Edmon is now Presiding Justice of 2/3; Brian Hoffstadt is now Audrey Collins were also appointed! Also, Justice Humes is now Presiding Justice...
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Chief to do away with the AOC!
Well, not really. Just to change its name.... Details below (and here ): Chief Justice Announces Intent to
Shed AOC Name Judicial Council
supports move; action due in July SAN FRANCISCO—Citing confusion
caused by having a staff with its own name, Chief J...
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DJ Buffet (of appellate articles)
The DJ's Emily Green continues with Governor Gets a Second Chance to Remake State High Court: Recent Retirement Announcement Means Two More Seats to Fill . No further elaboration here; you simply must read this article and enjoy its memorable quotes. ======...
The DJ's Emily Green continues with Governor Gets a Second Chance to Remake State High Court: Recent Retirement Announcement Means Two More Seats to Fill. No further elaboration here; you simply must read this article and enj...
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Shades of Gray: To Err in Jury Selection
Today's DJ offers Shades of Gray: To Err in Jury Selection , blurbed as follows: "Not all errors at trial require a retrial. The state Supreme Court is in the midst of deciding which and which do no when the error involves jury selection." The author? None ...
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Judicial Branch Distinguished Service Awards
Today's MetNews reports that 2/8's PJ Tricia Bigelow " will receive the Ronald M. George Award for Judicial Excellence. The award is given annually for “extraordinary dedication to the highest principles of the administration of justice statewide." Justice ...
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King of the Hill
Today's DJ profiles the 5th District's PJ, Brad Hill, described as a "prominent figure in the statewide administration of the judiciary" based on his many years on the Judicial Council. Other adjectives include gracious, efficient, creative, thorough, direc...
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Justice Gilbert's case published!
He can publish cases and he can be IN published cases, as   here . The upshot? The judgment is reversed and the matter is remanded to the trial court with directions to enter a new judgment declaring Section 17 does not prohibit Gilbert from commencing othe...
He can publish cases and he can be IN published cases, as  here. The upshot? The judgment is reversed and the matter is remanded to the trial court with directions to enter a new judgment declaring Section 17 does not prohib...
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More good opening lines
"This is a strange case." Sounds like maybe the start to a decision by Justice Beds, but it's not this time. What's puzzling Justice Robie? Something about club membership: click here  for the details. Instead, Justice Beds starts off his latest decision he...
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Another Supreme Court vacancy coming...
Justice
Marvin Baxter Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election To
retire from bench after 24 years on the California Supreme Court SAN FRANCISCO— Justice Marvin R.
Baxter today announced that he will not seek re-election as an Associate
Justice of the Califor...
Justice Marvin Baxter Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election To retire from bench after 24 years on the California Supreme Court SAN FRANCISCO—Justice Marvin R. Baxter today announced that he will not seek re-election ...
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