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Corrected Article: Judge Halpin goes back on schedule with 23 cases

January 10, 2013


This article has been corrected to reflect new information : We’re obliged to correct this article after obtaining an email inquiry forwarded to us from the court. It appears that “Assigned Judge Ha” does not represent Jack Halpin but instead, represents “Juvenile Hall” according to Melissa Fowler-Bradley Accordingly, we’ve struck much of this article as […]

“Judge” Jack Halpin vs. Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

January 1, 2013


It took us some time but we finally were able to get our hands on the chief justices order of December 18th 2012 to Judge Jack Halpin. We’re having a little more difficulty coming by the letter that the AOC wrote to the Attorney Generals’ office indicating that the quo warranto is a moot point. […]

People of the State of California vs. Judge Jack Halpin

December 28, 2012


According to courthouse workers, “Judge” Jack Halpin has actually retired three times. Yet even today, Judge Jack Halpin can be found sitting on the Shasta bench adjudicating family law cases as if he never left. The apparent loophole that someone is using to unlawfully and unconstitutionally usurp the role of a judge is that he […]

SEC – an endless summer of comments

July 27, 2012


AOC  under-reporting of special funds account balances Before we get to the meat and potatoes of this mornings post: Remember the recent scandal where State Parks were pleading poor and unable to keep state parks open? The parks director resigned and her deputy was fired when the department of finance found that state parks had […]

34 Days – Sacrificing the credibility of a whole organization over a few bad apples

August 13, 2011


We at Judicial Council Watcher are elated to hear that 25 layoff notices have been rescinded but 25 is not enough. Anyone with any current experience waiting at the counters of San Francisco Courts knows that the windows now are plentiful, yet the clerks to man them are in short supply. This situation will only […]