Sunday, July 14, 2013

Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye Responsible for Maintaining Public Confidence in Judicial Branch

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye Entrusted with Legacy of Chief Justice Ronald George to Preserve Court Access for Financially Disadvantaged
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Four years ago today an historic vote was held in the California Senate Judiciary Committee. The final vote tally was was 3-2, allowing Assembly Bill 590 to move forward in the legislative process. AB 590 included the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act, which proposed to establish a pilot program for the appointment of legal representation for unrepresented low-income parties in civil matters involving basic human needs.

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