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And the withering criticism continues…….

November 13, 2013

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You might believe us to be one of King George’s harshest critics. We defer to his peers as being his harshest critics. Occasionally, the fog clears for legal and mainstream media see George and his sycophants for what they are. Supplied below for discussion are two recent Alliance of California Judges communiques to their members. […]

AOC in Woodshed over LB – Chief re-appoints three to Judicial Council – From the desk of JCW

March 18, 2013

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March 18, 2013 Dear Members and Others, The attached articles deal with two subjects that are inexorably intertwined. The first by Courthouse News reporter, Maria Dinzeo, recounts the fact that the Chief Justice has reappointed three current members to the Judicial Council. The second article, by The Recorder’s Cheryl Miller, details a recent legislative hearing […]

Alliance Judicial Education Conference a Resounding Success!

March 5, 2013

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March 5, 2013 Dear Members and Friends, We are delighted to report that the Alliance of California Judges Inaugural Judicial Education Conference, held on March 1-3 in Palo Alto, was a resounding success. We extend our thanks to the more than 100 jurists who attended the event, including appellate justices, presiding and assistant presiding judges, […]

The “Access to Justice” ploy and the SEC report

August 21, 2012

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I think it’s pretty obvious that from the onset of the public comment period of the SEC report and our own outing of the joint AOC / State Bar effort to attack the SEC report as a barrier to the access to justice would be the power play attempted by the council and their sycophants. We […]

Going about Democratizing the Judicial Council – Part One

August 2, 2012

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I’m sure that by now everyone has caught on to the concept that when you have 17 members of the judicial council appointed by the chief justice and you have two appointees of the state bar, which is an administrative office of the California Supreme Court and you have voting members of the state assembly […]

51 days: UC Law Professor Goodwin Liu nominated to Ca. Supreme Court

July 27, 2011

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Goodwin Liu is a 40 year old law professor at U.C.  Berkeley‘s Boalt Hall. A recognized expert on constitutional law, Liu was nominated by Governor Jerry Brown to succeed Carlos Moreno as California’s newest Supreme Court justice. Liu’s nomination to the California Supreme Court comes two months after a nomination to the 9th district court of appeals in San Francisco […]