Friday, November 7, 2014

DJ: The Supreme Court Issue?

In today's DJ, Emily Green offers New Justice Opens Up After Win, discussing Tino Cuellar, who "won" his "retention" election on Tuesday for a 12-year term on the Cal Supreme Court with 67% support. He appears likely to follow Justice Liu's lead in adopting the federal model of using annual law clerks instead of permanent staff attorneys.
"My wife taught me how challenging it is sometimes for superior court judges to rule quickly, effectively and accurately given the extraordinary workload they have."

But that's not all:
The DJ also runs an article titled Keeping Kids Out of Court, In School, by none other than the Chief herself.