PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:00
Chief Justice George on the State of the Judiciary
California Chief Justice Ronald M. George delivered his 14th annual “State of the Judiciary” address to a joint session of the California Legislature last night [Tues], and made it clear the largest court system in the nation faces many issues familiar to other institutions - among them the need to cut costs and conserve resources. With too few judges and too few courtrooms, the need for increased security in our courthouses and more, the Chief Justice is here with his concerns for the state courts and his ideas for meeting the challenges.
Chief Justice Ronald George,
WILL CALL IN ON LINE 10. HAS 866 AS BACKUP.
- He cannot comment on any current cases before the court; but can talk about other cases
2:00 – 2:30
E-Verify: Kicking Up Immigration Controversy for (at least) Six More Months
It was a much maligned program when in late 2007 then President Bush required the federal government to start using E-Verify immigration status program. E-Verify is a huge database designed to certify that employees hired by companies are legally authorized to work in the
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords,
TBD: Representative from the
2:30 – 3:00