California Courts Newsroom
Newslinks for 12-22-17

California Supreme Court declines to hear VPOA appeal

December 21, 2017 | Times Herald
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling which rejected a claim from the Vallejo Police Officers Association (VPOA) that the city bargained in bad faith by reducing retiree health benefits.

A Road to Recovery

December 22, 2017 | California Courts Newsroom
Monterey’s DUI Treatment Court is one of 11 in the state and is supported and led by a team of justice partners, including the Department of Health and the Offices of the Public Defender, District Attorney, Probation, and the Sheriff. To date, 24 people have graduated from the court; 70 people have registered for the program this year.

Opinion: Why Judges Matter

December 21, 2017 | New York Times
The Trump administration’s increasingly bizarre war on abortion continues as immigration officials keep trying to block access to abortion for pregnant undocumented teenagers in their custody. The administration has no law on its side (leading career lawyers in the Justice Department to withhold their signatures from its legal pleadings) but still won’t stop exploiting the plight of these most vulnerable young women, for no apparent reason other than a commitment to saving the world one fetus at a time.

California Courts on Twitter

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. 

Site Map | Careers | Contact Us | Accessibility | Public Access to Records | Terms of Use | Privacy