Hundreds of new laws went into effect Jan. 1, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians.
Since the COVID-19 state of emergency issued in mid-March, courts around the state have been holding more court hearings remotely. Now courts are looking for ways to expand remote technology to support community engagement.
A Q&A with Judge Donna Groman, a 2018 Distinguished Service Award recipient, who overcame a tough childhood to become an advocate for California's at-risk youth.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.