Benjamin G. Shatz
Partner & Certified Appellate Specialist
California Board of Legal Specialization
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
David A. Carrillo
California Constitution Center
Judge Danny Y. Chou
San Mateo Superior Court
The California Supreme Court — now with seven justices! Experts and court watchers will analyze the California Supreme Court’s recent track record, examining the six veteran justices’ three-year opinion and vote records. We will discuss what is known about the newest justice and attempt to predict how a seventh member will integrate with the court.
• What do we think about the new justice?
• How did the court cope with fifteen months of pro tem justices?
• What data conclusions are plausible about the court’s recent history?
• Can we predict how the new justice will align?