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 14, 2017
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Wednesday named nine members to the Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Audits and Financial Accountability for the Judicial Branch.
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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