Since the COVID-19 state of emergency issued in mid-March, courts around the state have been holding more court hearings remotely. Now courts are looking for ways to expand remote technology to support community engagement.
The Judicial Council of California will consider ending three temporary emergency rules governing evictions, judicial foreclosures and an emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline to hold criminal trials has been extended a total of 90 days.
The California Supreme Court ordered the July California Bar Exam be postponed to Sept. 9-10, and directed the State Bar to make every effort to administer the test online with remote or electronic proctoring.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye issued a statement on the justice system's role in addressing racism and bias.
Read remarks from Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco joined forces this year to log hundreds of hours of volunteer legal work.
Keeping guns from dangerous people, restricting courthouse immigration arrests, and limiting "deepfake" election videos are just a few of the new laws that will change California in 2020.
Chief Justice releases statement on Governor's budget proposal.
The Chief Justice on Thursday released a statement on the Governor's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today issued a statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Free public webinar on May 13 will show participants how to use and distribute multilingual educational materials available to help limited-English speakers access the courts.