California superior courts received more than 200,000 petitions for resentencing or applications for reclassification during the first 13 months after voters approved Proposition 47.
Collaborative justice courts have a dedicated calendar and judge to address specific types of issues California currently has more than 400 collaborative justice courts in all but three small jurisdictions Most drug court caseloads average between 75 and 100 participants while other collaborative courts tend to have smaller caseloads Collaborative justice courts, also called problem-solving courts, promote accountability for youth and adults by combining judicial supervision with services and treatment to help them address the issues that led to t
More than 50 California public elementary, middle, and high schools are being recognized with this year’s Civic Learning Awards.
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on July 29, the Judicial Council approved funding allocations for general court operations and specific costs of the trial courts for fiscal year 2016-17.
RIVERSIDE—Presiding Justice Manuel A. Ramirez has announced that the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two, will participate in an “Outreach Plus” program at Bishop Union High School in Inyo County on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
Justice Elia is the Sixth Appellate District's longest-serving justice, with 34 years of service on that court.
Workgroup also found that appellate courts statewide have reduced case backlogs by nearly 50% over the past five years
The table below shows emergency orders that have been signed by the Chief Justice. Additional emergency orders will be added once they become available.
At its July 27-28 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved changes to the way it determines how the state’s 58 trial courts are funded.
While the model has helped equalize funding gaps across counties, chronic underfunding of the judicial branch has complicated its rollout.