The Judicial Council of California has been awarded $488,000 by the U.S. Department of Justice to study and identify issues related to defendants’ inability to pay fines and fees. The grant would include the development of an ability-to-pay...
In a recent policy paper the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) recommend policies and practices that courts can adopt to reduce the negative impact that fines and fees have on those unable to pay.
SAN DIEGO--Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced today the formation of a working group to study and recommend ways to make the bail system fair while protecting the public and ensuring court appearances of defendants.
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Two justices of the California Supreme Court addressed hundreds of California's newest law school graduates this commencement season. Here's some of the advice they shared.
A state Supreme Court committee today posted a summary of oral advice given to a judge who is retiring from decades of service on an Inn of Court executive committee.
A state Supreme Court committee today posted a summary of oral advice given to a retired judge asked to serve as a youth protection officer for the Rotary Club.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday announced it has hired retired Presiding Justice Arthur G. Scotland to spearhead an independent investigation into the partial disclosure related to the July Bar exam.
The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners.
A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday released a final report from its investigation into the disclosure of the exam topics for the July 2019 Bar exam.
Keeping guns from dangerous people, restricting courthouse immigration arrests, and limiting "deepfake" election videos are just a few of the new laws that will change California in 2020.