SOURCE: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

January 02, 2015 12:03 ET

Swearing-in Ceremony for California's First Joint Jurisdiction Court

Innovative Joint-Jurisdiction Court Among First in Nation

PLACERVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 2, 2015) -

WHO
Hon. Christine Williams, chief judge of the Shingle Springs Tribal Court, and Hon. Suzanne N. Kingsbury, presiding judge of the Superior Court El Dorado County

WHAT
The presiding judge of the Superior Court of El Dorado County to be sworn-in to the Tribal Court of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. The chief judge of the Shingle Springs Tribal Court will be sworn-in to the Superior Court of El Dorado County earlier that day.

WHY
The cross swearing in brings us closer to finalizing the formation of a tribal-state joint jurisdiction court, the first model of its kind in California. This landmark court will hear cases in a tribal court by a state court judge and a tribal court judge, together. This innovative court marks the first time a juvenile and family court has been established across two jurisdictions. 

WHEN
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, Approximately 11:30 a.m.

WHERE
Red Hawk Casino, Henry's Steakhouse, One Red Hawk Parkway, Placerville, CA

DETAILS

LUNCH FOLLOWS -- MEDIA INVITED. JUDGES AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS.

-SHINGLE SPRINGS BAND OF MIWOK INDIANS-

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kim Stoll
    Director of Public Relations
    Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
    530-387-4183