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Council to Consider Updating Funding Formula for Trial Courts

January 05, 2018 | California Courts Newsroom
The Judicial Council at its January 12 business meeting will consider recommendations on how it divides annual state funding for the judicial branch among each of the state’s 58 trial courts based on the workload at each court.

Judicial vacancies threaten the rule of law

January 04, 2018 | Orange County Register
There is a judicial crisis in California, but you won’t hear the judges talking about it. Those professionals work tirelessly without complaint. But California needs more federal judges.

New York Gov. Cuomo Proposes Positive Criminal Justice Reforms

January 04, 2018 | Reason
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a new push for criminal justice reform in his state. If he gets his way, there will be fewer unnecessary pretrial detentions, fewer delays in bringing people to trial, and tighter restrictions on civil asset forfeiture.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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