Recent Report

Judicial Council Meeting

Sept 14 report highlights recent activities, including:

  • Judicial College meeting
  • National Conference of Chief Justices in which the topics of discussions were federalism and promoting cooperation between state and federal courts
  • Participated in the National Association of Women Judges' Fireside Chat
  • Administrative Presiding Judges Advisory Committee meeting 


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State of the Judiciary

Contact

Cathal Conneely
Public Information Officer
800-900-5980
cathal.conneely@jud.ca.gov

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

portrait of chief

The Chief Justice is the leader of the state's third branch of government, the Judicial Branch. In addition to her role on the California Supreme Court, her constitutional duties include serving as chair of the Judicial Council and chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments.

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Leadership Timeline

The leadership of Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has brought greater transparency and efficiency to the judicial branch. Track reforms initiated by the Chief Justice, as well as those carried out by the Judicial Council, in this interactive, multimedia-rich timeline.

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Civic Learning

Learn about the Chief Justice's “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.

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Newsroom

Visit the California Courts Newsroom for details about the Chief Justice's recent activities, including links to articles in the press, photos, video, and audio from recent events and presentations. 

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