• CA Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, May 25- Non-Member

    In an unprecedented letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Chief John Kelly, California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye recently asked that immigration arrests in state courthouses be halted because they undermine the judiciary’s ability to provide equal access to those coming to a courthouse. After Sessions and Kelly said the arrests would not stop, Cantil-Sakauye maintained in a Washington Post op-ed piece that the federal actions threaten the balance between the three branches of government. “This goes to the core of our system of government, built on the principle of checks and balances,” she wrote.

    Please join us as we host a discussion with Cantil-Sakauye and Sacramento Bee Editorial Page Editor Dan Morain at our May 25 luncheon.

    Cantil-Sakauye became chief justice in January 2011 after being appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R). She served for more than 20 years as a judge in California trial and appellate courts in Sacramento before joining the state’s highest court. A native of Sacramento, she is a graduate of C.K. McClatchy High School and attended Sacramento City College before graduating from University of California, Davis with honors. She holds a law degree from the U.C. Davis Martin Luther King Jr. School of Law.

    This event is also our annual scholarship luncheon. The Sacramento Press Club will present $34,000 in scholarships to seven college students who show promise in the field of journalism. Please note the luncheon will end later than usual because of our scholarship presentations.

    May 25th, 2017 11:30 AM   through   1:30 PM
    1231 I Street
    State Building and Construction Trades Council Conference Center
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    United States
    Non-Member Lunch $ 40.00

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