April 09, 2020 | Feature
In response to the COVID-19 virus, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye is supporting emergency orders from counties across the state.
April 08, 2020 | Feature
Since a state of emergency was declared, the judicial branch has approved a number of actions, both through actions of the Judicial Council and California Chief Justice, to protect public health while ensuring access to justice. CIVIL JUSTICE...
April 06, 2020 | News Release
At its meeting today, the council approved 11 temporary emergency rules, including setting bail statewide at $0 for misdemeanors and lower-level felonies and staying eviction and foreclosure proceedings.
Categories: Judicial Council
April 04, 2020 | News Release
The Judicial Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday, April 6, at 12:20 p.m. via teleconference, to consider a slate of 11 temporary emergency rules in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.
March 28, 2020 | News Release
The measures aim to continue essential court services while guarding the health and safety of the public, court employees, attorneys, litigants, judicial officers, law enforcement, and staff and inmates in detention facilities.
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Comments on Governor Newsom's Executive Order on Judicial Council Emergency Authority
March 27, 2020 | News Release
I understand and appreciate the Governor’s order to use the authority of my office to protect the public and to ensure that access to justice is available to all.
March 26, 2020 | News Release
Emergency meeting of court and branch leaders from around the state will focus on measures to ensure California courts can meet stringent health directives while also providing due process and access to justice.
March 22, 2020 | News Release
In her role as chair of the Judicial Council of California, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has cancelled the Judicial Council meeting scheduled for March 24, citing the need for Judicial Council members to attend to essential work in their trial and appellate courts.
March 17, 2020 | News Release
UPDATE: Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has cancelled the Judicial Council meeting scheduled for March 24, citing the need for Judicial Council members to attend to essential work in their trial and appellate courts. See News Release
February 24, 2020 | Feature
Court of Appeal in Fresno spearheads projects to modernize and expand access to justice for Californians appealing their cases.