Thursday, June 16, 2016

Judicial Council and California Judges Still Unaccountable for Institutionalized Socioeconomic Bias Revealed by Traffic Courts Scandal

Statewide traffic courts scandal news reports expose institutionalized socioeconomic bias against the poor by California courts and judges. Bias based on socioeconomic status is prohibited by state law in four separate sections of the Code of Judicial Ethics, covering both the adjudicative and administrative responsibilities of judges.  

Over one year later, no disciplinary action taken against a single judge by the California Commission on Judicial Performance.  

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