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.
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.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.
The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.
Court workshops aim to eliminate inequities and biases in the court system to ensure all people feel welcomed, included, and valued
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing on Feb. 14 starting at 2 p.m., which will be livestreamed via the California Courts Newsroom.
The Superior Court of Monterey established its DUI Treatment Court in October 2015 and has graduated 24 people from the program.