Feature - July 28, 2020
Fellow California Supreme Court justices paid tribute to Justice Chin before his last oral argument, which was held by videoconference.
Feature - June 28, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first state budget on Thursday, which includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding to continue the courts’ steady recovery after years of deep cuts.
Feature - April 15, 2019
Video Series: Council members explain what the Judicial Council does and why it exists.
Feature - March 18, 2019
As the Chief Justice prepares to address the Legislature on the 2019 State of the Judiciary, a look back at some key judicial branch milestones.
News Release - February 17, 2021
“The Judicial Council of California and its chair, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, are committed to providing equal access and fairness in our justice system,” said Judge Marla O. Anderson.
News Release - March 5, 2021
Will receive reports on addressing defendants with mental health issues, how state youth facility closures will affect local courts
Feature - December 31, 2020
Hundreds of new laws went into effect Jan. 1, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians.
News Release - January 8, 2021
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Friday issued the following statement on the Governor’s budget proposal for the judicial branch:
Feature - April 29, 2016
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye this week called for the creation of a Judicial Council Budget Committee to review recommendations on statewide budget changes, the use of statewide reserves, and proposals for grant funding for judicial branch ...
News Release - August 13, 2020
The Judicial Council voted to end two temporary emergency rules governing evictions and judicial foreclosures, to stay in effect through midnight Sept. 1.
News Release - June 29, 2020
"We in the judicial branch will do our best to serve the public in these unprecedented times of a global pandemic and recession," Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye said.
News Release - June 10, 2020
The Judicial Council voted to end the COVID-19 emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.