Committed to Justice: The Rise of Judicial Administration in California

By Larry L. Sipes as the inaugural scholar-in-residence of the Administrative Office of the Courts

The first history of judicial administration in California documents the most significant milestones in the construction of the largest court system in the nation.

Written by Larry L. Sipes as the inaugural scholar-in-residence of the Administrative Office of the Courts, the book explores the challenges and triumphs in the evolution of the administration of justice from statehood in 1850 to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

  • The dynamics of governing the judicial system
  • Reorganization and unification of the trial court system
  • Stable funding of the courts, with independence and accountability
  • A system for judicial discipline
  • Fairness and access to justice for all
  • Modernization of management and administration
  • The next fifty years

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Copies of Committed to Justice are available to the public for $24 (includes postage, handling, and sales tax) by using the attached order form (PDF, 6 KB).

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