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Past · February 20, 2013

The Future of Justice in California: A Conversation with Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil–Sakauye

2013 Speaker Series on California's Future

February 20, 2013 · 12:00 pm

About the Program

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.


Date: February 20, 2013
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m. (Registration begins 11:45 a.m.)
Location: Bechtel Conference Center at PPIC
500 Washington Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA

11:45 a.m. Registration

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