News Release - January 10, 2023
"I appreciate Governor Newsom’s continued support in his budget proposal for the critical programs and services provided by the judicial branch to advance access to justice for all Californians," Chief Justice Guerrero said.
News Release - August 16, 2021
Chief Justice’s Workgroup on Post-Pandemic Initiatives also finds remote hearings spurred case resolutions in juvenile cases, child support hearings.
News Release - July 9, 2021
Also hears from pandemic workgroup that remote technology is crucial to providing access to courts
News Release - May 3, 2021
Free public webinar on May 13 will show participants how to use and distribute multilingual educational materials available to help limited-English speakers access the courts.
News Release - February 17, 2021
“The Judicial Council of California and its chair, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, are committed to providing equal access and fairness in our justice system,” said Judge Marla O. Anderson.
News Release - January 8, 2021
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Friday issued the following statement on the Governor’s budget proposal for the judicial branch:
News Release - August 19, 2020
Jurist known for her intelligence, skill, and tireless commitment to expanding access to justice
News Release - July 20, 2020
July 24 business meeting will determine how the council incorporates an ongoing budget reduction of $167.8 million, as well as $50 million in one-time funding included in the budget to help courts deal with backlogs caused by COVID-19-related service reductions.
News Release - June 29, 2020
"We in the judicial branch will do our best to serve the public in these unprecedented times of a global pandemic and recession," Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye said.
News Release - June 8, 2020
The Judicial Council of California will consider ending three temporary emergency rules governing evictions, judicial foreclosures and an emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
News Release - May 15, 2020
At its May 15 teleconference meeting, the council received reports on potential reductions to judicial branch funding, as well as planning efforts to restore court access and services restricted due to COVID-19 pandemic.
News Release - April 29, 2020
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline to hold criminal trials has been extended a total of 90 days.