From the Chief Justice

Mar 22, 2017

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

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State of the Judiciary 
The 2017 State of the Judiciary address will be presented to a joint session of the state legislature on Monday, Mar 27 at 4PM. The address will be broadcast live on the California Channel



$25 Million Grant Program for Trial and Appellate Courts

The Judicial Council is administering a $25 million grant program intended to promote innovation, modernization, and efficiency in trial and appellate courts. In March 2017, the Judicial Council awarded approximately $23.5 million to projects that will directly benefit 39 court jurisdictions. For information about the grant program, visit the program page.

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 April 3, 2017 (Note new date). For information and links to local court websites, visit the program page.

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Of Current Interest

Mar 24, 2017

Court Innovation Grants Approved

At its Mar 24 meeting, the Judicial Council approved $23.5 million in grants to support programs to make courts more efficient, accessible, and easier to use. See other council actions.
Mar 22, 2017

Traffic Amnesty Program Ends Apr 3

The amnesty program reduces unpaid fines and assessments on qualifying traffic tickets and non-traffic infractions.
Mar 14, 2017

Outreach Meeting on Language Access

An outreach meeting in Rancho Cucamonga focused on efforts to increase language access to the courts for limited English proficient (LEP) court users.
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