From the Chief Justice

Apr 29, 2016

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

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Leadership Award Announced
In honor of Law Day, May 1, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye announced she would present the Award for Exemplary Service and Leadership to Justice Judith McConnell for her work in civic learning. MORE »


Traffic/Infraction Amnesty Program

An amnesty program in California is now discounting traffic and non-traffic infractions that were due on or before Jan 1, 2013, and is helping those seeking driver's license reinstatements. The program runs through March 31, 2017. For information and links to local court websites, visit the program webpage.

Judicial Council Seeks Nominations for Advisory Body Members & State-Federal Council Members

The Chief Justice appoints members according to positions or categories prescribed by the California Rules of Court and by statute. The Judicial Council is seeking nominations for Advisory Body Members and a California State-Federal Judicial Council member. Nominations are being solicited up to May 6.

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Apr 06, 2016

11th Annual Youth Court Summit

Youth from across the state will come together June 23-25 for the 2016 Youth Court Summit. The event is sponsored by the California Association of Youth Courts and the Judicial Council. Registration opens May 9.
Apr 15, 2016

Council Actions at Apr 15 Meeting

The Judicial Council changed court rules and forms to implement reforms targeting families and children in the courts. See other council actions and updates received at the meeting.
Apr 04, 2016

Distinguished Service Awards

The Judicial Council's highest award honors extraordinary dedication, outstanding leadership, and significant contributions to improve the justice system in California. Deadline for nominations: May 16.
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