Administrative Presiding Justice Judith McConnell today announced the appointment of Marsha Amin as the new Managing Attorney of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye made new appointments to the Judicial Council, the policymaking body of the California courts.
The California Supreme Court has appointed Los Angeles County Judge Lisa B. Lench to the Commission on Judicial Performance.
For the 13th straight year, data show a steady increase in women and non-white justices and judges.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced today the recipients of the 2018-2019 Civic Learning Awards to 92 schools, the most award recipients in the program’s history.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Tuesday announced a new work group to review progress on reforms to California’s system of pretrial detention and identify next steps to continue work on the issue.
The California Supreme Court today appointed Justice William S. Dato, of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.
A pilot program that funds free legal services for low-income Californians facing critical civil cases drastically increased the likelihood of settlement, improved the longevity of court orders, and reduced court costs, a new study shows.
The Pretrial Reform and Operations Workgroup will host public comment sessions in Los Angeles and San Francisco on risk assessment tools as one component in pretrial decisionmaking.
New report shows for the 14th straight year, California’s judicial bench has grown more diverse.
At its Jan. 17 meeting, the Judicial Council will receive a final report on a three-year grant for 39 collaborative courts and pretrial programs that tracked retention, recidivism, and failure to appear rates for participating defendants.
The California Supreme Court today announced the reappointment of three current members of the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.