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  • Civic Learning California Summit: Feb 28

    February 14, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO—California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and a committee of civic leaders organized a summit to examine successes and barriers to increasing civic literacy in California. The Civic Learning California Summit: Making Democracy Work,...
  • Workgroup to Evaluate Progress on Trial Court Funding

    November 2, 2012
    Video of Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye introducing the work of the Trial Court Funding Workgroup (2:34min) - See more at: SACRAMENTO— A working group established by the Chief Justice and the...
  • Courts Streamline Transfer of Case Records to Appellate Court

    October 9, 2012
    FRESNO—Thanks to a grant award from the State Justice Institute (SJI), the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District (5DCA) set up the Transcript Assembly Program (TAP) to all trial courts within its jurisdiction.  TAP is a software program that...
  • Judicial Council Advisory Committees Trimmed

    September 27, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO—Justice Douglas P. Miller, chair of the Judicial Council’s Executive and Planning Committee, announced today that the Judicial Council has trimmed the size of its advisory committees by about 10 percent to reduce costs, and he expects more...
  • Celebration of African American Justices

    July 11, 2011
    San Francisco—Prominent jurists, invited guests, and members of the public gathered in the Great Hall of the Hiram Johnson State Building on Thursday, July 7, 2011, to unveil a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of African-American appellate...