One of the highlights in the Chief Justice's report was the Civic Learning Summit 2.0, held in Sacramento in Feb 2017.
Martin Hoshino briefs the council on his recent activities. On Mar 24, he reminded council of their 65 meetings planned with members of the Legislature on Mar 27.
Judge Kenneth So reports on his visit to the LA Superior Court. Via teleconference, Judge Gary Nadler reported on Mendocino County.
Judicial Branch Budget Committee Chair Judge David Rubin presents recommendations for the distribution of funds totalling $23.5million for court innovation.
Grant funds were allocated in the Budget Act of 2016. Courts submitted a total of 118 applications to start or enhance programs that promote access to justice.
El Dorado Superior Court's One Family-One Judge program was one of several highlighted as examples of courts being more accessible and efficient.
Judge Sheila Hanson (right) chairs the council's technology advsisory committee and recommends with Justice Terrence Bruiniers an update for 2017-18.
The branch's initial technical plan was adopted last year. This first update focuses more keenly on the needs of California's diverse court system.
Judge Dalila Corral Lyons, with council support staff Tara Lundstrom, presents a look at the new web resource created to link immigrants with critical resources.
Judge Samuel Feng co-chairs the workgroup who worked with council staff to develop and translate the site. The site will be live Mar 27 and available in English and Spanish.