2013 Speaker Series on California's Future
The Future of Justice in California:
A Conversation with Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil–Sakauye
ABOUT THE PROGRAMEvent Video
Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye—chief justice of California and leader of the state's judicial branch—about the challenges and opportunities facing the courts as they seek to serve the needs of Californians. Topics include the relationship between California's three branches of government, the effects of budget cuts on the court system, the importance of civics education, and the state supreme court's role in the initiative process.
11:45 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Welcome
Steven Merksamer, senior partner, Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Gross & Leoni, LLP and member, PPIC Board of Directors
12:35 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chief justice of California
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
The 2013 Speaker Series on California’s Future brings together thought leaders from across the political and geographic spectrum with a common goal—to think critically, constructively, and collaboratively about realistic solutions to California’s many challenges and build a better future for the state. The series features local, state, and national leaders discussing the major issues facing California—from education to climate change to the economy to governance.
As a private operating foundation, PPIC does not take or support positions on any ballot measure or on any local, state, or federal legislation, nor does it endorse, support, or oppose any political parties or candidates for public office.