Gavel to Gavel focuses on legislation affecting the courts. Yet in many or most states (depending on year) the chief justice has the opportunity to come into the legislature or addresses legislative leaders directly in the form of State of the Judiciary Addresses. For the second year in a row, Gavel to Gavel the Blog will be tracking them with links to give some idea of what the chief justices are asking from the legislatures.
The National Center for State Courts has an archive of 2011, 2010, and previous years State of the Judiciary addresses located here.
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