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Council's Commitment to Mental Health

Council's Commitment to Mental Health

August 31, 2016 | Multimedia
About people living with mental illness, Administrative Director Martin Hoshino states, "It is the fastest growing segment of California's prison population." ‎The Judicial Council was awarded in 2015 for its work addressing the needs of mentally-ill offenders, including support of the state's 46 mental health courts. April ‎21, ‎2015 (2:07)
Managing Courthouse Construction

Managing Courthouse Construction

March 08, 2016 | Multimedia
Management of how and where state courthouses are constructed falls under the purview of the council, with recommendations from Court Facilities Advisory Committee, chaired by Justice Brad Hill, Administrative Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District. 
Categories: Judicial Council
Criminal Law Advisory Committee

Criminal Law Advisory Committee

March 02, 2016 | Multimedia
Council committees are often charged with addressing the impacts of recently passed legislation on the courts. Justice Tricia Bigelow, chair of the Criminal Law Advisory Committee, reviews the committee's work drafting forms, rules, legislative proposals associated with the courts' handling of workload brought on by Realignment. Listen
Courts Improving Access for Mentally Ill

Courts Improving Access for Mentally Ill

December 11, 2015 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO— A task force appointed three years ago by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to improve case processing and outcomes for court users with mental illness was sunsetted by the Judicial Council with an assurance that the council will carry...
Council Approves Funding Proposals for Trial Courts

Council Approves Funding Proposals for Trial Courts

July 27, 2015 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting via teleconference on July 28, the Judicial Council approved 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...
Categories: Judicial Council, Budget
Council Approves Guide to Manage Courthouse Construction

Council Approves Guide to Manage Courthouse Construction

April 25, 2014 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—At the second day of its 2-day public meeting on April 24–25 in San Francisco, the Judicial Council approved a new manual that will guide the strategic management of the judicial branch’s courthouse construction program. “Our branch’s...
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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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