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Ushering in A New Era in Continuing Judicial Education & Dialogue

March 3, 2013

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Palo Alto, California (YenWire) Ushering in A New Era in Continuing Judicial Education & Dialogue Recently concluded earlier this afternoon was a fascinating judicial education program brought to California’s judiciary by the Alliance of California Judges. Produced by George Mason University School of Law, it was a part of their Mason Judicial Education Program concentrating […]

Discussion on Private Committees & Court Case Mangement Systems

February 26, 2013

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February 25, 2013 Dear Members and Others, We attach articles by Cheryl Miller of the Recorder and Maria Dinzeo of the Courthouse News. Cheryl Miller’s article details the secrecy surrounding many important decisions made by branch leaders. She points out the obvious disconnect between the courts’ consistent enforcement of the constitutional mandate favoring disclosure and […]

Is the Chief subverting the constitution with assigned judges?

June 25, 2011

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As a recent op-ed from the reformer indicated, the assigned judges program is being abused. Wouldn’t it be great if, as the AOC or Judicial Council you could pick the judge that heard your case? Better yet, wouldn’t it be swell if you picked someone with judicial-political aspirations of going to a higher court? As […]