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.
Los Angeles County's effort to clear a backlog of children awaiting adoption more than 20 years ago is an annual event and started a national movement.
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.
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.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget on Wednesday that will help restore court services slashed during the recession, fund courthouse projects, and improve access to justice for millions of Californians.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
More than 150 judges, court managers and IT professionals came together in Sacramento last week to find new ways to harness technologies to offer better service and access to the public.
A paralegal in Los Angeles County Superior Court's self-help center receives recognition for her commitment to service.
Did you know that California was one of the first states to establish a collaborative court in the U.S.?
California’s 75 teen courts let youth face a jury of their peers—and steer cases away from the juvenile justice system.
How are self-help centers being managed with shrinking resources? This newsroom feature takes a look at two very different centers sharing the same challenges.