9 New Members Join Calif.'s Judicial Council

Law360, San Diego (September 17, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT) -- California's chief justice announced that nine new members of the Judicial Council, the administrative rulemaking body of the state's trial courts, took office on Saturday.

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the Judicial Council, which sees about a third of its members turn over each year, now has nine new members and three reappointments.

“This practice allows for broad representation on the council among branch leaders, promotes diversity, and brings a fresh perspective to our discussions and decision-making process,” Justice Cantil-Sakauye said. “Together we do not represent...
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