Chief Justice's Report
Chief Justice's Report

One of the highlights in the Chief Justice's report was the Civic Learning Summit 2.0, held in Sacramento in Feb 2017.

Administrative Director's Update
Administrative Director's Update

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.

Liaison Reports
Liaison Reports

Judge Kenneth So reports on his visit to the LA Superior Court. Via teleconference, Judge Gary Nadler reported on Mendocino County.

Court Innovation Grant Program
Court Innovation Grant Program

Judicial Branch Budget Committee Chair Judge David Rubin presents recommendations for the distribution of funds totalling $23.5million for court innovation.

Court Innovation Grant Program
Court Innovation Grant Program

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.

Court Innovation Grant Program
Court Innovation Grant Program

El Dorado Superior Court's One Family-One Judge program was one of several highlighted as examples of courts being more accessible and efficient. 

Tactical Planning for Technology
Tactical Planning for Technology

Judge Sheila Hanson (right) chairs the council's technology advsisory committee and recommends with Justice Terrence Bruiniers an update for 2017-18.

Tactical Planning for Technology
Tactical Planning for Technology

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.

Self-Help Web Portal for Immigrants
Self-Help Web Portal for Immigrants

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.

Self-Help Web Portal for Immigrants
Self-Help Web Portal for Immigrants

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. 

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