Newslinks for 5-11-18

Chief Justice's Statement on Governor's Budget May Revision for Fiscal Year 2018-19

May 11, 2018 | California Courts Newsroom
"The Governor’s wise budget proposal is very welcome news for our court system. His budget would restore and provide more in-person and online services for court users, increase language access, and invest in our infrastructure. The proposed budget will improve access to justice for all Californians".

The aggressive prosecution of border-crossers is straining the courts. Will 'zero tolerance' make it worse?

May 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times
Across the Southwest border, the crackdown on illegal crossings announced in April 2017 by U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions is gaining traction, as immigration caseloads soar and overburdened judicial districts struggle to keep up. Detention space is reaching capacity, courthouses are scrambling to maintain security, and some judges say they have reached their limit.

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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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