Feature - December 6, 2019
To prepare for potential emergencies, the Orange County court collaborated with Cal State Fullerton to practice using the campus’s emergency operations center as a makeshift courtroom.
Feature - March 18, 2019
As the Chief Justice prepares to address the Legislature on the 2019 State of the Judiciary, a look back at some key judicial branch milestones.
Feature - April 22, 2016
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.
Feature - March 7, 2018
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
Feature - August 26, 2016
Courthouse projects in various stages—all require funding to continue. Others are indefinitely delayed.
Feature - May 12, 2016
See how new and renovated courthouses are making jury service a more comfortable experience.
Feature - May 10, 2016
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.
Feature - December 20, 2021
In 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to challenge the state’s ability to ensure access to justice for the citizens of California. But like the previous year, California’s Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and the Judicial Council supported the courts as they remained flexible and innovative to ensure the justice system was open and vital services remained accessible to the public.