From the Chief Justice

Aug 20, 2015

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

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A four-year retrospective on changes instituted within the California judicial branch under the leadership of Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye. 



Jul 22, 2015

Traffic/Infraction Amnesty Begins Oct 1

A new amnesty program in California will discount traffic and non-traffic infractions that were due on or before Jan 1, 2013, and will help those seeking driver's license reinstatements. The public may begin contacting their courts about qualifying when the program begins on Oct 1, 2015. In the meantime, visit the program webpage

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Aug 21, 2015

Open Meetings Rule a Success

At its Aug 20-21 business meeting, the council heard the first annual review of the rule that opened its advisory committee meetings to the public. See other meeting actions on court funding and the statewide traffic amnesty program.
Aug 03, 2015

Budget Fact Check: California Courts

Did you know that California's court system receives only 1.4 percent of the state General Fund? Learn more about California courts’ budgets in a Budget Fact Check.
Jul 17, 2015

2015 Distinguished Service Awardees

The Judicial Council chose four recipients this year for its highest honor. Now in its 22nd year, the award recognizes extraordinary leadership and significant contributions to the administration of justice. Awards will be presented at a ceremony Aug 20 in San Francisco.
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