In recognition of her achievements, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07) received the 2016 Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award. The honor has been given biennially since 2001 to “an outstanding United States federal or state judge who embodies the qualities of integrity, compassion, humanity, and judicial craftsmanship;” qualities which underscored Judge Brody’s life. Story from the Colby Echo News.
Following the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia last week, many Americans are speculating about who should be nominated to take his place. Asian Americans are advocating for an AAPI member in the esteemed court like Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07), the 28th chief justice of the State of California.