A Q&A with Judge Donna Groman, a 2018 Distinguished Service Award recipient, who overcame a tough childhood to become an advocate for California's at-risk youth.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
California courts are making jury service more convenient for jurors by working around their schedules when possible.
See how new and renovated courthouses are making jury service a more comfortable experience.
May 9-13 is Juror Appreciation Week, but courts are making the jury system better all year with check-in kiosks, text reminders, and web-based services.
The Judicial Council has revised rules of court and forms to help implement a statute that expands the use of expedited jury trials in California, effective July 1.
California superior courts received more than 200,000 petitions for resentencing or applications for reclassification during the first 13 months after voters approved Proposition 47.
On Jan. 1, hundreds of new laws go into effect, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians. Here are a few worth noting.
Delayed by COVID-19 for nearly three months in most parts of the state, jury trials are resuming in counties large and small.
An on-the-job opportunity prepares the next generation to lead the administration of justice in California.
For more than two decades, the Judicial Council has offered a unique opportunity to students with a keen interest in law, policy, and the administration of justice.
From erasing old marijuana convictions to helping courts weather natural disasters, track the new laws that will change California courts in 2019.