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The Fictional Works of Ron George

November 6, 2013

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The Quest for Justice in California – An autobiography by Former Chief Justice Ronald M. George When your ego knows no bounds and you’re being tagged as the cause of much strife and consternation by your peers, it’s time to jump on the old ‘puter and pen yourself some 800 pages of revisionist history. The […]

Which is it? Secrecy or Incompetence?

July 17, 2013

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July 16, 2013 The following article by reporter Maria Dinzeo chronicles the lengths to which our court leaders have gone to block the media and judges from obtaining public information. This important article should alarm every judge in this state because the Judicial Council and its bloated bureaucracy purport to serve the courts “for the […]

AOC to San Diego – Coin Detected In Pocket

April 8, 2013

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About that tunnel in San Diego: Last year this statement was being uttered by San Diego leadership and others to win support to move forward with a new San Diego Courthouse. “The State of California will pay for the tunnel because it was part of the negotiations to obtain the land for the courthouse from […]

The Armchair Quarterback’s Commentary

April 1, 2013

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Let’s start out with proposed laws: Bob Wieckowski as proposed AB 666 which is being referred to in some circles as “The Devil’s Bill” because it strips the responsibility of adjudicating red light camera cases from the courts and makes them administrative hearings in front of the town that put the cameras up, much like […]

Abridging the freedom of the press

March 20, 2013

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Abridging the freedom of the press Prior to the introduction of California’s various sunshine and public meeting laws, various schemes were concocted between government officials and private industry to have government willingly part with your tax dollars. Oftentimes, the higher or sole source bidders would be kicking back cash to legislators and government officials, their […]

The Nuclear Option: Changing the Trajectory of the Unjust

January 28, 2013

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Citizens of California, Anonymous has observed for some time now the trajectory of justice in California with growing concern. We have marked the departure of this system from the noble ideals in which it was born and enshrined. We have seen the erosion of due process, the dilution of constitutional rights, the usurpation of the […]

AOC Telecommuting: When a few equals 98 & an editorial by Judge Dan Goldstein

June 4, 2012

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June 4, 2012 Dear Members and Others, In an editorial which ran in The Recorder June 1, Alliance Director, Judge Daniel Goldstein, wrote an excellent summation of the recently released SEC report, calling for the democratization of the Judicial Council and the passage of AB 1208. Both of these reform measures are needed to restore […]

Judicial Council Watcher supports San Francisco Superior Court workers

May 24, 2012

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Today 95% of San Francisco Superior Court SEIU staff voted to authorize a strike to give union negotiators more leverage in negotiations. While SFSC workers were being laid off, AOC workers were getting raises and we were just beginning to hear the lavish pension packages of the AOC’s elite thirty. And just before that we […]

Without court reporters our justice system is at risk.

March 16, 2012

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There’s not a whole lot of court employees in the average courtroom here in California. However, one of the most important court employees sitting in a courtroom besides the judge is usually the court reporter. We have said for some time that we’re alarmed by the notion of having to bring ones court reporter as […]

Happy Bank Transfer Day. Or happy Guy Fawkes day

November 5, 2011

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. Four hundred and six years ago this day on the evening of November 5th 1605 a group of provincial Catholics led by Robert Catesby and Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the British Parliament.  While the plot was foiled by an anonymous letter, today the plot is known as the gunpowder plot because enough gunpowder was […]