Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first state budget on Thursday, which includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding to continue the courts’ steady recovery after years of deep cuts.
Hundreds of children awaiting adoption got their day in court and their forever families during the month of November.
A hospital in San Bernardino County offers patients access to something no other hospital in the state offers: access to justice. Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) in the city of Colton houses the state’s only in-hospital courtroom.
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.
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.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Forensic Mental Health Association of California (FMHAC) will recognize the Judicial Council with its Rossiter Award—the highest award the FMHAC bestows—at its annual conference this evening in Monterey. The council will be honored...
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.