Feature - May 19, 2020
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
News Release - May 17, 2021
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
event - July 9, 2021
Update: Meeting Videocast
News Release - March 5, 2021
Will receive reports on addressing defendants with mental health issues, how state youth facility closures will affect local courts
News Release - March 12, 2021
Reviews how courts managed to stay open safely during the pandemic, leveraged technology, and commits to consider lessons learned to enhance access and equity
News Release - November 6, 2020
Will also review toolkit of best practices on complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act
News Release - November 13, 2020
Also reviewed best practices for courts to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act and proclaimed November as Court Adoption and Permanency Month
event - October 7, 2020
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via live-streaming.
event - November 3, 2020
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via livestreaming on the judicial branch website: https://www.courts.ca.gov .
News Release - January 19, 2021
Council will also receive reports on the branch’s ability-to-pay program, self-help centers, and voice-to-text language services
News Release - January 22, 2021
Council also approves expansion of an online pilot program enabling low-income litigants to request reductions in traffic infraction fines and fees remotely
News Release - May 21, 2021
Goal is to expand vital public services with better-informed decision-making