California’s Supreme Court justices, well-known for their collegiality, frequently try to accommodate each other’s views on cases “and sometimes that results in a narrower opinion,” Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero said in a public interview Friday.

Guerrero, who was recently confirmed as Gov. Gavin Newsom’s choice for chief justice, told an audience gathered at the nonprofit She Shares event in Sacramento that the high court’s seven justices like working together and share a “mutual respect.” The court decides nearly 90% of its cases unanimously compared to the U.S. Supreme Court, which has a split vote in more than half its cases, according to the University of California, Berkeley School of Law California Constitution Center.