Over 70 California public schools from throughout the state also honored by this year’s Civic Learning Awards, co-sponsored by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and Court of Appeal presiding justices visited nine elementary, middle, and high schools this spring to present...
In this video feature, the Chief Justice explains the judiciary's role in civic education and why her Civic Learning Initiative is so important to her as leader of the state judicial branch.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye was the keynote speaker at a Constitution Day event held at the U.S. District Court in Sacramento.
Find out how the judicial branch is recruiting bilingual professionals at schools, cultural festivals, and interpreting events in other industries.
In 2016, the Judicial Council continued focusing on efforts to better stabilize branch funding, improve branch governance, and to address concerns about fairness raised by the public, our sister branches of government, and stakeholders throughout the state.
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.
Did you know that Spanish is the most requested language by limited-English-proficiency court users?
At its March 15 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved recommendations for updating guidelines for video remote interpreting (VRI) and voted to have its staff coordinate a new VRI program for the judicial branch.
The formula forms the basis of the Judicial Needs Assessment, which estimates California needs an additional 173 judges.
Since the COVID-19 state of emergency issued in mid-March, courts around the state have been holding more court hearings remotely. Now courts are looking for ways to expand remote technology to support community engagement.
After more than a dozen years of striving for a more robust civics curriculum in California’s public schools, advocates for civic learning are about to get their wish.