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Feb. 20, 2024

Presiding Judge Bunmi O. Awoniyi brings British formality to Sacramento court

Sacramento County Superior Court presiding judge is lauded for administrative skills.

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Sacramento County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO -- If you have trouble pronouncing Judge Bunmi O. Awoniyi's name, don't worry, she won't take it personally. She encounters a similar problem sometimes in the courtroom.

"When I call the case calendar, I want to call it 'case number 1, case number 2, case number 3,' as opposed to trying to enunciate all of these names and slaughtering them," Awoniyi said.

Like courts across California, the ... (continued)

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