Video with captions: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye announces charge and members of the Pretrial Work Group.
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.
Videoconference technology helps deliver self-help services remotely and increases a court's outreach.
For veterans who've been charged with minor crimes, veteran courts offer restorative justice as opposed to incarceration.
While the model has helped equalize funding gaps across counties, chronic underfunding of the judicial branch has complicated its rollout.
A paralegal in Los Angeles County Superior Court's self-help center receives recognition for her commitment to service.
Every year, nearly 1.2 million people come to self-help centers in California courthouses seeking guidance with civil cases such as divorces, evictions, and restraining orders. While every county court has its own self-help center, nearly a dozen also use JusticeCorps students to help serve users.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
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.
Today the California State Legislature sent an historic bill to the Governor that will fundamentally change California's pretrial release and detention system.
Hundreds of children awaiting adoption got their day in court and their forever families during the month of November.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Tuesday announced a new work group to review progress on reforms to California’s system of pretrial detention and identify next steps to continue work on the issue.