In November, California courts will mark "Court Adoption and Permanency Month" by finalizing large numbers of adoption cases. Read about the journey of one Northern California family to adopt their son.
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The Supreme Court of California today launched mandatory eFiling and published amended rules and other resources to support expansion of its electronic filing system.
Recent reports shine a light on the diverse and complex language needs of California's court users.
Only one in three Americans can name a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Read about the 13 counties working to bring back a focus on civic education.
The Judicial Council's pilot program that funds free legal services for low-income Californians facing critical civil cases will continue into 2020. The action came following the presentation of a report to the Legislature that showed the program's positive outcomes.
The Judicial Council announced it will honor three jurists, a court technology expert, and a legal services non-profit organization for this year's Distinguished Service Award.
September 15, 2017
Now that the vacancies have been approved for transfer, the Governor will be able to appoint new judges into those positions.
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September 15, 2017
The Judicial Council on Thursday voted to proclaim November “Court Adoption and Permanency Month," when many California courts will dedicate extra courtrooms and judges to settling large numbers of adoption cases.
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye defines full and fair access to justice along three dimensions.
Courthouse construction has come to a near standstill after funding was swept during the state’s fiscal crisis.
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In 2013, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye named a committee that today is connecting a growing number of courts with local schools in an effort to expand civic learning.
On March 27, 2017, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye delivered hr annual address to the Legislature, outlining the judicial branch's progress and touching on issues of fairness and equity in access to justice.
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