Three incoming council members, whose terms began on Sept 15, will be sworn-in by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye at the council's public meeting in Sacramento on Sept. 24, 2019.
The Judicial Council awarded $68 million to fund pretrial projects in trial courts throughout the state.
When appointed in 2011, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye chose to make civics education a priority.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's first budget includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding.
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Nearly 30 years ago, the nation's first homeless court held a special session at Stand Down to help homeless veterans restore their lives. Now, the program has expanded nationwide to assist the general homeless population.
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Juvenile courts in California are uniquely responsible for the treatment and rehabilitation of young offenders. But increasingly, courts and schools are recognizing the value of keeping students in classrooms and out of the court system altogether.
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Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye and civic learning partners talk about the importance of teaching civics in K-12 public schools.