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.
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.
The Judicial Council presented its 2016 Distinguished Service Award, the highest honors given by the state court system’s governing body. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes those who have demonstrated...
This timeline follows the reforms instituted by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and the California Judicial Council have brought greater efficiency and transparency to the state's judicial branch.