SAN FRANCISCO—Diversity on the California bench is increasing, according to a legislatively mandated annual report released today by the California Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). The report contains demographic data on the ethnicity, race,...
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today delivered her annual State of the Judiciary address to the California Legislature.
Languages and dialects spoken in California—more than 200 Percentage of Californians that speak a non-English language at home: 44% Percentage of Californians with English-language limitations: approximately 17.4% (more than 6.4 million) Languages certified for court interpreters: American Sign Language and 15 spoken languages—Arabic, Eastern Armenian, Western Armenian, Cantonese, Farsi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese Spanish remains the most interpreted language in court
The table below shows emergency orders that have been signed by the Chief Justice. Additional emergency orders will be added once they become available.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye appointed one new voting member and four new advisory (non-voting) members to the Judicial Council. She also reappointed three voting members.