News Releases - 2012

2012 Releases:

Date Posted News Release
December 20, 2012 Budgets Reduced on Four Courthouse Construction Projects
December 20, 2012 Commission Confirms Appointments to Courts of Appeal
December 14, 2012 Council Concerns on Potential Cuts to Court Funding
December 13, 2012 Four More Courthouse Projects May Be Delayed
December 7, 2012 Judicial Council to Consider Legislative Priorities
December 6, 2012 More Cuts Possible to Court Construction Program
November 29, 2012 Commission to Consider Three Appointments to Court of Appeal
November 16, 2012 New Assistant Director of AOC Office of Governmental Affairs
November 16, 2012 Beth Jay, Principal Attorney, Set to Retire
November 14, 2012 Supreme Court Adopts Changes to Code of Judicial Ethics
November 14, 2012 Cory Jasperson to Lead AOC’s Office of Governmental Affairs
November 9, 2012 Court of Appeal to Hold High School Education Program
November 7, 2012 Council Releases Court Statistics Report
November 4, 2012 Supreme Court orders compliance with preliminary injunction
November 2, 2012 Workgroup to Evaluate Progress on Trial Court Funding
November 2, 2012 Judicial Branch Offers Help to Voters
November 1, 2012 Budgets on Seven Courthouse Construction Projects Reduced
November 1, 2012 Civic Learning Award for High Schools
October 31, 2012 Supreme Court Committee Seeks Public Comment
October 30, 2012 Supreme Court Suspends June 2013 Oral Arguments in L.A.
October 26, 2012 Judicial Council Delays 7 New Courthouses
October 25, 2012 2012 Distinguished Service Awards Announced
October 19, 2012 Judicial Council to Consider “Indefinite Delay” of Seven New Courthouse Projects
October 16, 2012 Second Appellate District Adopts Local Rule 7
October 16, 2012 Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program
October 15, 2012 2012 Aranda Access to Justice Award
October 9, 2012 Courts Streamline Transfer of Case Records to Appellate Court
October 4, 2012 Supreme Court Workload Statistics for 2011-2012
September 27, 2012 Judicial Council Advisory Committees Trimmed
September 27, 2012 Special Outreach Session at the UC Davis School of Law
September 14, 2012 12 New Judicial Council Members To Take Office September 15
September 10, 2012 “Indefinite Delay” for Seven Courthouse Construction Projects
September 7, 2012 Working Group Recommends Implementation of Audit
September 5, 2012 Top AOC Executives Selected
August 31, 2012 Justice Carol Corrigan's Remarks on the SEC Report
August 31, 2012 Judicial Council Adopts Recommendations to Restructure AOC
August 28, 2012 California Supreme Court Reappoints State Bar Court Judges
August 28, 2012 David Pasternak Appointed to State Bar Board of Trustees
August 24, 2012 Audit of Court Construction Program Released
August 24, 2012 Judicial Council to Consider Recommendations to Restructure AOC
August 23, 2012 Third Appellate District to Hear Oral Argument at UC Davis
August 17, 2012 Special Session at UC Davis School of Law
July 27, 2012 Judicial Council Allocates Funding for Trial Courts
July 27, 2012 Former Judge Appointed Administrative Director of the Courts
July 27, 2012 Branch and Bar Leaders Discuss Impacts of Budget Cuts
July 24, 2012 AOC Reduces Workforce
July 23, 2012 SEC Comment Period Closes
July 20, 2012 Judicial Council Meets to Allocate Funding to Trial Courts
July 18, 2012 Lassen Hall of Justice Dedication Ceremony August 3, 2012
July 13, 2012 Further Cuts Ahead for Statewide Court Construction Program
July 12, 2012 Second Appellate District Announces Destruction of Court Records
July 11, 2012 Judge Edwards Volunteers to Mentor California Bench
June 29, 2012 Filing Fees Increase for Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal
June 28, 2012 Commission Confirms Appointments to the Appellate Courts
June 28, 2012 Chief Justice Issues Statement Regarding the 2012-13 Budget Act
June 26, 2012 Video: Judicial Council Accepts Strategic Evaluation Committee's Analysis
June 22, 2012 Judicial Council Votes to Assist San Luis Obispo
June 22, 2012 Video: Chief Justice's Introduction to the SEC Report
June 22, 2012 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Court Records
June 21, 2012 Judicial Council Accepts SEC Report
June 20, 2012 State Bar Names Attorney Member to Council
June 19, 2012 Additional Layoffs at Administrative Office of the Courts
June 15, 2012 Strategic Evaluation Committee Presents Report on AOC
June 15, 2012 Annual Youth Court Summit
June 8, 2012 New Yreka Courthouse Site Acquisition Approved
June 8, 2012 New Lakeport Courthouse Preliminary Plans Approved
June 7, 2012 Layoffs at Administrative Office of the Courts
June 6, 2012 Justice Miller Outlines Plan for SEC Report to Judicial Council
June 5, 2012 Chief Justice Releases Status Update to SEC Report
June 4, 2012 Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Names New Members to Judicial Council
June 4, 2012 Judicial Branch Offers Help to Voters
June 4, 2012 New Clerk of State Supreme Court Named
May 31, 2012 Traffic Amnesty Program to End June 30
May 25, 2012 Committee Evaluating AOC for Chief Justice Files Final Report
May 23, 2012 AOC Director Receives ABA Award
May 21, 2012 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointments to Courts of Appeal
May 18, 2012 Video: Judicial Council Meets on Governor's Revise
May 18, 2012 Chief Justice Names Ad Hoc Budget Group
May 17, 2012 AOC Trims Staff
May 17, 2012 Judicial Council Assesses Impact of May Revise
May 16, 2012 Supreme Court to Decide Bar Entrance for Undocumented Immigrant
May 16, 2012 Council to Review Impact of Governor’s Budget Proposal on the Courts
May 16, 2012 Construction Manager at Risk Selected for New Red Bluff Courthouse
May 14, 2012 Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye, others say Judicial Branch Can't Sustain Drastic Cuts to Budget
May 11, 2012 New San Diego Central Courthouse Design Approved
May 11, 2012 New Redding Courthouse Site Acquisition Approved
May 10, 2012 Judicial Council Meets on May 17
May 9, 2012 Juror Appreciation Week Begins May 14
May 4, 2012 Retired Justice Margaret Morris Dies After Historic Career on State Court of Appeal
May 2, 2012 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Old Court Records
May 2, 2012 Public Meeting to Comment on Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for Proposed Placerville Courthouse
May 1, 2012 Fourth Appellate District Accepts E-Filings Today
May 1, 2012 Winners of the 3rd Annual First Amendment Cartoon Contest Announced Today
April 30, 2012 Chief Justice Commemorates Law Day
April 27, 2012 Video: Cost Cutting California Court Construction Projects
April 24, 2012 Judicial Council Meeting Highlights, Apr 24
April 24, 2012 Judicial Council Approves Cost-Cutting in Court Construction
April 24, 2012 Supreme Court Seeking Applicants for State Bar Board of Trustees
April 19, 2012 Video: Event at the State Capitol Continues Call for Budget Restoration
April 19, 2012 Council to Review Reduced Courthouse Construction Cost Recommendations
April 17, 2012 Justice Douglas P. Miller responds to LAO Report
April 16, 2012 Chief Justice Speaks on Effect of Budget Cuts
April 13, 2012 Oversight Committee Recommends Reassessment of 13 Courthouse Projects for Cost Reductions
April 12, 2012 California Supreme Court Rules on Employer Meal and Rest Break Obligations
April 11, 2012 Sonora New Courthouse Site Finalized
April 11, 2012 Santa Rosa Criminal Courthouse Site Finalized
April 9, 2012 ABA Commission on Women Lawyers Recognizes Chief Justice
April 5, 2012 Construction Manager at Risk Selected for New Lakeport Courthouse
April 3, 2012 California Supreme Court To Open Calendar Session Tomorrow in Los Angeles
April 2, 2012 Four Courts Selected to Pilot Local Facility Maintenance
April 2, 2012 Courthouse Begins Construction in Hollister
March 27, 2012 Judicial Council Votes to Stop Deployment of Statewide Case Management System
March 26, 2012 AOC Named as a “2012 Honor Laureate”
March 26, 2012 Frederick Ohlrich to Retire as Clerk/Administrator of Supreme Court
March 23, 2012 Video: Tulare County Celebrates Porterville Courthouse Groundbreaking
March 22, 2012 Court of Appeal to Judge Moot Court
March 22, 2012 Judicial Council to Hold Meeting on CCMS and Branch Technology
March 20, 2012 Video: State of the Judiciary Address
March 19, 2012 First State of the Judiciary Address to Legislature
March 16, 2012 Video: Groundbreaking for New Banning Courthouse
March 16, 2012 Video: The California Courts Budgeting Process
March 12, 2012 Chief Justice to deliver “State of the Judiciary” Address
March 9, 2012 New Hanford Courthouse Design Approved
March 9, 2012 New Stockton Courthouse Site Acquisition Approved
March 5, 2012 Supreme Court Updates “Benchmark” Hours for Capital Case Evidentiary Hearings
March 2, 2012 Groundbreaking: New Courthouse for Calaveras County
March 2, 2012 Construction Manager at Risk Selected for New Los Banos Courthouse
March 1, 2012 Demographics of California State Justices and Judges
February 29, 2012 Video: "Reengineering" in the Judicial Branch
February 29, 2012 Feb 28 Judicial Council Meeting Highlights
February 28, 2012 Liaisons from the Council Named to Trial Courts and AOC
February 22, 2012 Judicial Council to Hold Special Meeting
February 22, 2012 Judicial Council Meets Next Week
February 14, 2012 New South County Justice Center Breaks Ground
February 10, 2012 Justice Kathleen O’Leary Confirmed as Presiding Justice
February 10, 2012 Woodland Courthouse Design Approved
February 10, 2012 Renovation Plans for Old Solano Courthouse Approved
February 10, 2012 Second Potential Site Approved for Modesto Courthouse
February 9, 2012 Council Names New Interim Director of the Courts
February 9, 2012 Interim Administrative Director of the Courts Resigns
February 7, 2012 Video: Chief Justice Addresses Court Leaders, 2/2/12
February 7, 2012 New Banning Justice Center Breaks Ground
January 27, 2012 Justice Scotland Resigns from Evaluation Committee
January 27, 2012 Supreme Court Rules on Vandermost v. Bowen
January 26, 2012 Supreme Court Approves Rules and Procedures for Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions
January 26, 2012 Video: Budget Remains a Priority at January's Council Meeting
January 25, 2012 Judicial Council Members Hear Budget Solutions
January 20, 2012 Judicial Council Meets on Jan 24
January 20, 2012 Judge Trentacosta Named Vice Chair to Key Committee
January 19, 2012 Video: Impact of Cuts to Court Services
January 18, 2012 Chief Justice Appoints LA Judge Emilie H. Elias to Judicial Council
January 13, 2012 6th Appellate District Announces Destruction of Old Court Records
January 12, 2012 Oversight of Court Construction Program
January 10, 2012 Court of Appeal To Host Program for San Bernardino Students
January 6, 2012 State High Court To Broadcast Redistricting Case
January 3, 2012 Chief Justice Names Task Force To Implement Mental Health Proposals
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