Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today delivered her annual State of the Judiciary address to the California Legislature.
For veterans who've been charged with minor crimes, veteran courts offer restorative justice as opposed to incarceration.
California’s 75 teen courts let youth face a jury of their peers—and steer cases away from the juvenile justice system.
The budget cuts $200 million from the state court system, though $150 million could be restored if the federal government sends additional aid by the fall.
Roughly 206 drug courts serve residents in 53 of California’s 58 counties. By helping people with substance abuse issues repair their lives, drug courts divert those who could otherwise cycle repeatedly through the criminal justice system.
Thanks to the San Joaquin County's Collaborative Court program, close to 300 dedicated and determined treatment court participants have a lot to celebrate.
This subcommittee makes recommendations to the Judicial Council's Collaborative Justice Courts Advisory Committee. The meeting audio will be broadcast live.
Youth court leaders, judges, youth court staff, volunteers, education and youth-focused organizations, and community service leaders will gather in Santa Cruz this June to exchange information on best practices for youth courts.