How are self-help centers being managed with shrinking resources? This newsroom feature takes a look at two very different centers sharing the same challenges.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
As Californians do more business on mobile devices, the state’s courts are joining in on the trend, from texting court payments to receiving jury service updates.
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.
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via live-streaming.
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via livestreaming on the judicial branch website: https://www.courts.ca.gov .
Downtown building will address overcrowding, security, and accessibility issues while improving efficiency by consolidating services at one location