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Here we go again....

(JCW) A recent communique from the Alliance of California Judges

You have probably received an e-mail survey from the recently created Commission on the Future of California’s Court System… 624 more words

Judicial Council Of California

Martin Hoshino and zero-sum decisions....

This past Monday we saw a glimpse of some positive movement when Martin Hoshino told the judicial council “I hope they feel as good about me as I feel about them a year from now, after I’ve had the luxury of making some zero-sum decisions that affect their workplace and their lives,” 1,279 more words

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Our 4th anniversary of tracking the most corrupt institution in state government

This past Saturday, October 25th marks our 4th year of tracking the most corrupt institution in state government.

You’ll note that this is not an event we’re celebrating. 1,178 more words

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Closure of Plumas / Sierra Regional Courthouse

Only four years ago, amid great fanfare, the former AOC heralded the opening of the Plumas/Sierra Regional Courthouse in Portola. This 6500-square-foot courthouse, which… 303 more words

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Are the AOC and JC really the same?

On July 29, the Judicial Council will vote to “retire” the name of the Administrative Office of the Court and henceforth refer to the AOC as “the Judicial Council staff.”  The reasons for the change, and for the haste with which it’s being made, remain muddled.  702 more words

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"AOC" Name to be Eliminated; Judicial Council Accepts Direct Responsibility for Audit Outcome

From the Alliance of California Judges….

In a bizarre move, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye opened Friday’s meeting of the Judicial Council by announcing her intention to “retire, remove, take away, eliminate the name ‘Administrative Office of the Courts.’” Friday’s published meeting agenda contained no reference whatsoever to the planned action. 1,195 more words

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