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Council Facilitates Juvenile System Reforms

Council Facilitates Juvenile System Reforms

April 15, 2016 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on April 15, the Judicial Council changed court rules and forms to implement reforms targeting those coming to family and juvenile courts. One action dealt with the implementation of a new law that changes the...
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Realignment Primer

Realignment Primer

March 11, 2016 | Audio
In April 2014, Judge Couzens (Ret.) presented to the Judicial Council an introduction and background on Realignment, legislation passed in 2011 that shifted the supervision of many sentences from state prison to county jais. (3:46)

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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