As she has done in December every year since she took office in 2011, the Chief Justice welcomed reporters into her chambers on Dec 9. The Chief, joined by the Judicial Council's new Administrative Director Martin Hoshino, responded to questions from reporters about recent appointments to the Supreme Court, her priorities and Access 3D initiatives in the coming year, and the ongoing budget crisis and its impact on the public’s access to justice.
Visit the website InFocus: Judicial Branch Budget Crisis for news and updates about the work of the Chief Justice and court leaders to restore funding to the California courts.
Learn about the Chief Justice's “Your Constitution: The Power of Democracy” campaign to help revitalize democracy in California. Support for the campaign comes from all levels of the judicial branch and from numerous partnering organizations.
See videos and photos of day-to-day activities of California's Chief Justice.