A convening of educators and jurists focused on lowering student suspension rates and chronic absenteeism in rural communities.
Chief is recognized for her leadership on advancing civics education for all California students.
A record 92 public schools throughout California were recognized by the Civic Learning Awards. Now in it's seventh year, the awards recognize public schools for their civic education achievements.
Juror Appreciation Week is one way the courts thank citizens for helping make the justice system work. See ways California courts aim to make the civic right and obligation of jury service more convenient.
Video Series: Council members explain what the Judicial Council does and why it exists.
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
Find out how the judicial branch is recruiting bilingual professionals at schools, cultural festivals, and interpreting events in other industries.
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.
Court interpreters from around the world convened at the Judicial Council June 5 for the start of a four-day conference on the challenges and solutions in legal interpreting in the U.S. and Europe.
The Constitutional promise of being tried by a “jury of your peers” is taken to the extreme in peer courts, an alternative approach to the traditional juvenile justice system where teens judge other teens.
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.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.