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Council to Allocate Trial Court Funds

Council to Allocate Trial Court Funds

July 22, 2016 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on July 29, the Judicial Council will consider a recommendation from its Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee to make an allocation to the trial courts from the Trial Court Trust Fund (TCTF) and General Fund for general court operations and specific costs for fiscal year 2016-17.
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New Members to Join Judicial Council

New Members to Join Judicial Council

July 07, 2016 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has appointed two new advisory members and reappointed another advisory member to the Judicial Council of California, the policy-making body of the judicial branch.
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Council Approves Remote Access Initiatives

Council Approves Remote Access Initiatives

June 24, 2016 | News Release
The Judicial Council of California today approved two measures to increase remote access to the courts: a pilot project for video remote interpreting to aid court users with limited language abilities and the adoption of uniform standards for electronic case filings within the state court system.
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2017 State of the Judiciary
Video with transcript of the Chief Justice's 2017 State of the Judiciary presented on Mar 27, 2017.
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