The Nov 30 hearing was held in San Francisco and is one of four organized throughout the state.
These hearings bring special focus to the impact state budget cuts have had on the state court system and the public's access to fair and equal justice.http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/20/local/la-me-ln-south-la-resident-decry-closing-of-juvenile-court-other-cuts-20130420
Presiding panelists: Court Executive Officer Kim Turner (Superior Court of Marin County), Attorney Stephen Walters, State Bar President Jon Streeter, Attorney James Brosnan (Chair), Senator Noreen Evans (Chair of the California Senate Judiciary Committee), and Dean and Professor of Law Drucilla Ramey, Golden Gate University School of Law
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, leader of the state Judicial Branch, with State Bar President Jon Streeter and hearing Chair James Brosnahan.
Court Executive Officer Kim Turner, Marin County Superior Court, serves as a presiding panelist with Stephen Walters and Jon Streeter.
President of the State Bar of California, Jon Streeter presents opening remarks.
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye followed, calling the ongoing budget crisis a "monumental challenge and fight."
The panel listens as the Chief Justice speaks of threats to the Rule of Law.
The events was co-sponsored by the State Bar of California, the California Commission on Access to Justice and business advocacy group CalChamber.