Find out who replaces outdated court facilities in California, what new courthouses are on the way, and how future projects are being prioritized.
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.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
Since 2002, the judicial branch has overseen the addition of 29 new safe and accessible court facilities around the state, improving access to justice for millions of Californians.
The Superior Court of Monterey established its DUI Treatment Court in October 2015 and has graduated 24 people from the program.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
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.
The committee will also consider adjustments made to the scoring process and criteria considered.
At its meeting this week, a council advisory committee will receive a draft report with an updated priority list for new courthouse construction projects statewide.
The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.