This week, we’re continuing our review of the individual Justices’ tenures. Next up: Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye.
The Chief Justice has participated in 332 civil cases since joining the Court in 2011 (note that we’re applying the same cut-off date for all Justices’ 2021 cases). Her heaviest full year was 2017, when she sat on 42 civil cases. Her lightest full year was 2014, when she sat on 23 civil cases.
The Chief Justice has participated in 519 criminal cases since taking her seat. Her highest total was in 2012, when she participated in 74 criminal cases. Her lightest full years were 2019 (41), 2017 and 2020 (42 each).
Join us back here next time as our series continues.
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