From the Chief Justice

Jul 21, 2015

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Chief Justice sitting in a chair onstage talking to PTA audience
Power of Democracy
As a plenary guest of the California PTA, the Chief Justice spoke to an assembly of teachers, parents, and youth on civic learning and engagement. View the playlist on the chief's Power of Democracy page.



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 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 28, 2015

Council Approves Funding Proposals

At its July 28 meeting, the Judicial Council approved: funding for court operations for FY 2015-16; a proposal to address increased costs for court-provided (non-sheriff) security; and the expansion of the parolee reentry court program.
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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