The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.
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 Superior Court of Monterey established its DUI Treatment Court in October 2015 and has graduated 24 people from the program.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.