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.
Veterans surrender to a personal mission thanks to a growing number of Veterans Courts.
In a commentary, Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar reflects on growing up in the Imperial Valley and progress achieved through the Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court Initiative.
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.
Courthouse projects in various stages—all require funding to continue. Others are indefinitely delayed.
Clara Shortridge Foltz was a trial lawyer and a pioneer of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.
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.
As Californians do more business on mobile devices, the state’s courts are joining in on the trend, from texting court payments to receiving jury service updates.
In the wake of wildfires that devastated parts of California’s Wine Country last October, nearly 100 civil lawsuits were filed against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. alleging the utility had a role in sparking the blaze. The answer to this influx was civil case coordination.
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.