Thursday, October 17, 2013

Foundation for Democracy & Justice

This newly formed foundation "seeks to increase awareness about the relationship between adequate state funding for the administration of justice - at the state and local level - and the ability to deliver equal access to justice for all," according to a news release issued yesterday. Who's involved?
The Foundation's founders include:
Carlos Moreno, retired state Supreme Court Associate Justice
Lee Baca, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Frank C. Damrell, retired U.S. District Court Judge in Sacramento
Joseph Dunn, chief executive officer of the State Bar of California
Arturo González, Morrison Foerster
Larry Kramer, president of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Edith R. Matthai, Robie & Matthai
Mark P. Robinson, Jr., Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis
Mark Yudof, UC Berkeley Law School/former UC president
Allan Zaremberg, California Chamber of Commerce
Further, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye and Attorney General Harris are honorary directors.