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 - January 22, 2021
Council also approves expansion of an online pilot program enabling low-income litigants to request reductions in traffic infraction fines and fees remotely
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 3, 2020
Guide addresses more than 200 questions and topics related to facilities, personnel, jury management, case management and processing, and communications.
News Release - August 3, 2018
Recent report details the increased access to interpreters in civil cases and the additional language services provided for court users inside and outside of the courtroom.
News Release - April 17, 2018
The Judicial Council’s task force on language access will hold a public meeting on April 24 in Sacramento to listen to community members and report on efforts to increase language access to the courts for limited English proficient (LEP) court users.
News Release - June 28, 2019
Statement from Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on the judicial branch budget for 2019-20.
News Release - June 21, 2019
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye says threat of mass arrests "could have a profound effect on access to justice in our state."
News Release - May 17, 2019
The Judicial Council received a report on how the state’s trial courts used additional funding included in this fiscal year’s judicial branch budget to expand hours, reopen closed locations, and invest in new technology to increase access to justice for the public.
News Release - May 14, 2019
Self-represented litigants who seek help with appealing their case now have access to a new online resource center.
News Release - May 10, 2019
At its May 17 business meeting, the council will receive a report on how the state’s trial courts are using new branch funding provided in the 2018 state budget to increase access and improve court efficiency for the public.