CalChamber President Issues Statement on Passing of Former Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today released the following statement on the passing of former Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas:

“As Chief Justice of the nation’s largest judicial system, Malcolm Lucas was an exemplary jurist who brought leadership, credibility and fairness to California’s highest court. Justice Lucas enhanced the trust and understanding between the people of California and our independent and impartial judicial system.”


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