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pro rata
22 Jul 2018 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 23, 2018 is:

pro rata • \proh-RAY-tuh\  • adverb

: proportionately according to an exactly calculable factor (such as a share or liability)


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Judicial Council Announces 2018 Distinguished Service Awards
by Merrill Balassone
20 Jul 2018 at 12:00am
The Judicial Council of California today announced three recipients of its 2018 Distinguished Ser...

The Sixth District Court of Appeal Appoints a New Court Executive Officer
by Lynne Mayo
18 Jul 2018 at 10:55am
The California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District is pleased to announce that Susan S. Mil...

Council to Consider Additional $48 Million for Neediest Trial Courts
13 Jul 2018 at 8:39am
At its July 20 business meeting, the Judicial Council will consider new funding for the state?s ...

Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Five Appointments to Courts o...
by Merrill Balassone
29 Jun 2018 at 8:00am
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Chief Justice Releases Statement on Judicial Branch Budget for Fiscal Year 20...
27 Jun 2018 at 10:00am
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Chief Justice Designates Jim Humes Administrative Presiding Justice of First ...
by Merrill Balassone
19 Jun 2018 at 9:00am
Justice Jim Humes has been named Administrative Presiding Justice of the First Appellate District...

Court Interpreters? Conference Brings a Host of Languages to the Judicial Cou...
8 Jun 2018 at 12:48pm
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24 May 2018 at 8:00am
Judicial Council meeting news release is now posted.

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17 May 2018 at 2:57pm
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Trump targets Iran in blistering tweet, suddenly escalating tensions
by Tracy Wilkinson
23 Jul 2018 at 4:45am

President Trump has issued a blistering tweet that seems to threaten Iran with war unless it chan...

Can moderate Democrats rise again? The answer may be in Ohio
by Evan Halper
23 Jul 2018 at 3:00am

If the thick New England accent did not already reveal that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was not from...

Trump's former campaign chairman faces trial in first court test of special c...
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23 Jul 2018 at 3:00am

With his well-coiffed hair, tailored suits and keen ability to charm the powerful, Paul S. Manafo...

Blasting Iran's regime as 'not normal,' Pompeo calls on Iranian Americans for...
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22 Jul 2018 at 9:00pm

The Trump administration on Sunday blasted the Iranian government as a kleptocracy that has amass...

Even Trump's allies warn of pitfalls of a Putin visit to U.S. and pan his Hel...
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22 Jul 2018 at 4:40pm

Lawmakers from both parties on Sunday expressed opposition to President Trump?s plans to host Vla...

Georgia gubernatorial runoff between two GOP hard-liners may come down to who...
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When Vice President Mike Pence went down to Georgia on Saturday to wade into its rough, rollickin...

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The duck boat tour attraction on which 17 people died in Missouri previously operated in Baltimor...

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At least 17 people were killed when an amphibious boat carrying sightseers on a lake sank after e...

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20 Jul 2018 at 2:35pm

Before this week, it had been more than a quarter-century since a sitting U.S. president publicly...

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For years, Donald Trump entrusted Michael Cohen with some of his most personal secrets; only now ...

Trump's attacks weaken transatlantic security relationship, but Europe has fe...
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20 Jul 2018 at 11:05am

Deeply alarmed at President Trump?s attacks on NATO and the transatlantic relationship, European ...

Trump's former campaign chairman faces federal trial with a hint of a preside...
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20 Jul 2018 at 11:00am

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