On Wednesday, November 14th, Geoffrey Cowan delivered the keynote address to the annual meeting of the Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeal (CCJSCA). The CCJSCA is the national organization of chief judges from intermediate appellate courts from across the country, and their 2018 meeting’s theme was was “California Dreamin’ – Perfecting the Art of Communication as Chief. Cowan spoke to court’s struggle to be trusted in an era when facts and truths are dismissed as #fakenews.