Demolition work to prepare the site for a new Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse is scheduled to begin in the next few weeks. Perimeter fencing and other preparations for demolition are set to begin Sept. 24.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget on Wednesday that will help restore court services slashed during the recession, fund courthouse projects, and improve access to justice for millions of Californians.
The Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles is undergoing a retrofit of its lighting fixtures that will recover installation costs in less than two years and save taxpayers more than $6 million over the next 10 years in energy savings.
In 2016, the Judicial Council continued focusing on efforts to better stabilize branch funding, improve branch governance, and to address concerns about fairness raised by the public, our sister branches of government, and stakeholders throughout the state.
SACRAMENTO—At its public meeting on December 16 in Sacramento, the Judicial Council will consider amending the California Rules of Court to standardize and improve court procedures―and notice of those procedures―to defendants in infraction cases.
What: A ceremony to celebrate the official dedication of the new Robert M. Falasco Justice Center in Los Banos for the Superior Court of Merced County. The ceremony is open to the public. Who: The ceremony will include remarks by: Chief Justice Tani...
SAN FRANCISCO—On the second day of its two-day public meeting on August 26, the Judicial Council approved recommendations from its Court Facilities Advisory Committee that the schedules of active new courthouse projects be modified and put on hold until adequate funding can be restored.
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on August 25–26, the Judicial Council will consider recommendations from its Court Facilities Advisory Committee that, until adequate funding can be restored, the schedules of active new courthouse projects be modified or put on hold.