Chief is recognized for her leadership on advancing civics education for all California students.
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
When Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye started her Civic Learning Initiative in 2013, she discovered that little time was devoted to teaching civics in California K-12 public schools, with no plans to bring it back.
The Judicial Council at its November 29–30 meeting approved changes to rules of court that govern appointed counsel in death penalty appeals and habeas corpus proceedings.
At its Sept. 20–21 business meeting, the Judicial Council heard a report on how the judicial branch will help implement Senate Bill 10, recently signed legislation that will eliminate money bail for criminal defendants.
At its July 20 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved funding for the state’s 58 trial courts, including $47.8 million in new funding to boost the budgets of the neediest courts.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has appointed three new voting members and four new advisory (nonvoting) members to the Judicial Council, the policymaking body of the California courts.
Settlement agreements involving judicial officers, including those involving sexual harassment or discrimination, must be disclosed if public funds were spent in payment of the settlement.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye appointed Commissioner Rebecca Wightman as a new advisory (non-voting) member to the Judicial Council.
LOS ANGELES —The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Seven, will host its educational outreach program, “Appellate Court Experience” (ACE), for students from Santa Ana High School and Woodrow Wilson High School on Monday, May 7, 2018.
Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye announced that as part of its award-winning community outreach program, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, will hear oral argument at Las Plumas High School in Oroville.
The Judicial Council at its March 2 business meeting approved a framework to help courts and other judicial branch entities with disaster recovery planning efforts, which are critical in enabling the recovery of data and services in the event of a disaster.