Courtroom foreign-language interpreters walked off their jobs in Alameda County on Wednesday and plan another one-day walkout Thursday in San Francisco, saying regional court officials are refusing to negotiate over changes in benefits that will cut into their paychecks.
The Supreme Court of California launched its live webcasting of oral argument calendars with the early-May calendar in San Francisco, receiving over 3,500 live views. Following the late-May and June oral argument calendars that live view number has...
(Subscription required) At a time when our courts' demands for interpreters are increasing and California moves to protect immigrants' due process guarantees under the Trump administration, California's trial courts are precipitating an avoidable crisis in language access services by continuing to subject staff interpreters to long-standing discriminatory labor practices.
SACRAMENTO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced the creation of a California Immigration Information Resource Workgroup to address the concerns and confusion among many Californians about what immigration resources are available to support them.
In 2016, the Judicial Council continued focusing on efforts to better stabilize branch funding, improve branch governance, and to address concerns about fairness raised by the public, our sister branches of government, and stakeholders throughout the state.