From the Chief Justice

Dec 09, 2014

Year-end meeting with the media

chief justice at conference table with reportersDuring her annual meeting with the press, the Chief Justice said "Our greatest priority is assuring that courts have enough operational funding to be able to manage their caseloads."

Judicial Branch Administration

Dec 01, 2014

The Judicial Council's 2015 Meeting Calendar

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Chaired by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, the Judicial Council meets regularly throughout the year in Sacramento and San Francisco. Learn about the role of the council and view its 2015 meeting calendar.

Efficient and Effective Trial Court Programs

dashboard of application symbolsA new online Knowledge Center helps courts exchange ideas, technology solutions, and other innovations to improve efficiency and service during a time when the California judicial branch budget has been cut by more than $1 billion. Learn more about funding cuts at InFocus: Judicial Branch Budget Crisis.

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Dec 22, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Confirmed

Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously confirms Leondra R. Kruger as Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court.
Dec 22, 2014

Courts Closed for Christmas

California courts and judicial branch offices will be closed Thursday, Dec 25 for the Christmas holiday.
Dec 12, 2014

Council Adopts Legislative Priorities

The policymaking body of the state judicial branch met today to approve its 2015 legislative priorities, judgeship needs, and more. Visit the meeting webpage to listen to council discussions and to view video reports on local court visits by council members.
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