The Fresno-based Fifth District Court of Appeal will begin webcasting on June 29, according to Administrative Presiding Justice Brad Hill.
While the model has helped equalize funding gaps across counties, chronic underfunding of the judicial branch has complicated its rollout.
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.
A statement from California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on the revised budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Self-represented litigants who seek help with appealing their case now have access to a new online resource center.
The Judicial Council received a report on how the state’s trial courts used additional funding included in this fiscal year’s judicial branch budget to expand hours, reopen closed locations, and invest in new technology to increase access to justice for the public.
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.
Statement from Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on the judicial branch budget for 2019-20.
Hundreds of Fresno high school students will attend an outreach event held by the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District, who will hear oral argument in two cases.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today issued a statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Court of Appeal in Fresno spearheads projects to modernize and expand access to justice for Californians appealing their cases.