November 12, 2010

The new Chief Justice: polite, exhilarated, nervous, intimidated

Soon-to-be Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye was interviewed recently on KPCC radio. Talking about the “daunting task” of leading California’s judiciary, Cantil-Sakauye said she was exhilarated by the job, but also nervous and intimidated by it. She also pleaded guilty to being polite, saying that “politeness is a threshold for robust conversation.”

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