SAN FRANCISCO—At an urgent open meeting via teleconference, the Judicial Council unanimously adopted a new rule today that directs courts to allow people who have traffic tickets to appear for arraignment and trial without deposit of bail, unless...
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 ...
Following the release of Governor Brown's May Revision, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye stated: "I’m pleased to see that the Governor’s budget is consistent with his original proposal in January—one that emphasizes the need for ongoing and new...
California courts have resolved 132,879 delinquent infraction and misdemeanor accounts and sent 104,105 requests to the state Department of Motor Vehicles to lift holds on drivers licenses since the traffic amnesty program began in October 2015.
Chief Justice releases statement on Governor's budget proposal.
While the model has helped equalize funding gaps across counties, chronic underfunding of the judicial branch has complicated its rollout.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Wednesday named nine members to the Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Audits and Financial Accountability for the Judicial Branch.
The Chief Justice on Wednesday released a statement on the Governor's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
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.
The Chief Justice on Thursday released a statement on the Governor's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
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.