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Governor endorses near secret JC deliberations of the publics business.

June 28, 2013

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If there was any reason to veto a requirement that the judicial branch hold meetings open to the public, it should have been because such meetings were governed by an ineffectual rule of court and not codified in statutes. Without disclosing sound reasoning, governor Jerry Brown line-item-vetoed the requirement that the judicial branch open up […]

Death Star politics from the White House to San Francisco

January 12, 2013

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Yesterdays official statement from the Obama administration on the Death Star titled “This Isn’t the Petition Response You’re Looking For,” was written by Paul Shawcross, chief of the science and space branch at the White House Office of Management and Budget. It comes in response to a “We the People” petition that called on the federal government to start building a “Star […]

Buying time in the hope that you’ll give up or forget has consequences

December 6, 2012

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Yesterday, Steven Jahr released a sky is falling letter indicating that the governor was going back on his word and is cutting 200 million out of the judicial branch budget by sequestering reserves a year early. Jahr released this letter to judicial branch leaders statewide in an effort to motivate everyone into pleading for no […]

ACJ Article: SFCHRON:-AOC Needs a Trim. AOC e-news: Fair and transparent?

June 2, 2012

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You remember those two twin censors (tweedle-dee and tweedle-dum) in the movie Good Morning Vietnam? As we’ve been trying to tell you, they now work for Phil Carrizosa and Peter Allen. _____________________________________________________ June 1, 2012 Dear Members and Others, We attach two pieces for you that you will not read in the AOC E-News. The […]

Tuesday afternoon – ACJ message to members : SEC report urges total overhaul of the AOC

May 29, 2012

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_______________________________________________   May 28, 2012 Dear Members and Others: In a rather obvious attempt to minimize the impact of negative press coverage, the AOC released the long-awaited report of the Strategic Evaluation Committee (SEC) this past Friday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m., on the eve of a three-day weekend.  The report can be found on […]

Now what? Mass resignations of managers? Don’t hold your breath.

May 29, 2012

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. Good Morning California, We’re imagining that not unlike like JCW, many other media company employees’ 3 day weekends were well underway with them on the roads or in the skies when the cowards in the ministry of truth released the SEC report in shame, to showcase their version of transparency and accountability after 7:30PM […]

Legislative action now needed – Contact your legislators

May 16, 2012

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May 15, 2012 Dear Members and Others, Alliance Director Judge David Lampe has penned a compelling and articulate editorial that ran in the Courthouse News late yesterday. We strongly encourage you to send this along to all of your fellow judges. We also want to alert you that Alliance Director Steve White will address the […]

Death Star Communications

May 15, 2012

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    From: Patel, Jody Sent: Friday, May 11, 2012 2:32 PM Subject: Executive Office Update Colleagues: I want to provide an update on judicial branch and AOC-related activities for next week, and as we approach the end of the fiscal year. Revised State Budget The May revision to the Governor’s proposed state budget for […]