New Members to Commission on Future of California’s Court System

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February 17, 2015

Chief Justice Names 39 New Members to Commission on the Future of California’s Court System

Commission to hold first public meeting on Feb. 24

SAN FRANCISCO—California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye named 39 new members to her Commission on the Future of California’s Court System, charged with recommending ways to improve the state court system by making it more efficient and effective.

“I’m grateful for the impressive number of talented legal minds that will be tackling this issue,” said the Chief Justice. “The commission will help ensure that the judicial branch is doing all it can to make our court system as accessible and efficient as possible,” she added.

The appointments round out the commission, which will be divided into four subcommittees to focus on court operations in the areas of Civil, Criminal/Traffic, Family/Juvenile, and Fiscal/Court Administration.

The commission will meet on Feb. 24–25 at the Milton Marks Conference Center in the Ronald M. George State Office Complex in San Francisco. The meeting will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 24, when commission members will receive an overview of their charge.