Tag: Justice

National Law Day – Judicial Independence Panel Discussion

In honor of National Law Day, our library will be holding a judicial panel discussion with three esteemed justices from the Fourth Court of Appeal and two Riverside County Superior Court judges about the role of judicial independence in a politically divided society. But what is judicial independence and what shape does it take in the California judicial system? Judicial independence allows our judicial officers the ability to do their jobs without external influences. Let’s just say that the...

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American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference

Waking up early on a Sunday morning for me is brutal.  Somehow, my brain is ingrained with the idea that if I must wake up early on Sunday, there better be a good reason for it, a reason more sacred than going to church.  The Sunday morning keynote session on “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference” turned out to be a very good reason not only for me but for many of the attendees of the American Association of Law Libraries 2017 Conference held in Austin, Texas. The keynote...

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