New state Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger is congratulated by new state Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar as Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and Gov. Jerry Brown applaud at the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building on Jan. 5, 2015. Cantil-Sakauye and other justices must decide how much the State Bar can collect from lawyers to support its operations until the Legislature resolves its conflict on the issue.
New state Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger is congratulated by new state Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar as Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and Gov. Jerry Brown applaud at the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building on Jan. 5, 2015. Cantil-Sakauye and other justices must decide how much the State Bar can collect from lawyers to support its operations until the Legislature resolves its conflict on the issue. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
New state Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger is congratulated by new state Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar as Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and Gov. Jerry Brown applaud at the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building on Jan. 5, 2015. Cantil-Sakauye and other justices must decide how much the State Bar can collect from lawyers to support its operations until the Legislature resolves its conflict on the issue. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com