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Council's Commitment to Mental Health

Council's Commitment to Mental Health

August 31, 2016 | Audio
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)

Judge leaves bench for new mental health position

May 20, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) After more than 20 years on the bench, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza will leave his position Friday to become director of the recently established Los Angeles County Office of Diversion and Reentry.
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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...
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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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