From the Chief Justice

Oct 18, 2017

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
Costs of money bail to justice
"Being detained in custody pretrial, even for a short period of time, can threaten an individual’s employment, housing, financial stability, and family," the Chief Justice wrote for the Harvard Law Review blog.  


Immigration Resources Directory

Spanish language directory site iconA Judicial Council workgroup appointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye recently published this online directory containing immigration resources in both English and Spanish. Visit the Newsroom for icons and ads you can use on your website.

$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.

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Of Current Interest

Oct 13, 2017

Courts Report on Impacts of Wildfires

Learn about court closures, calendar rescheduling, reductions in service and jury duty in counties impacted by wildfire.
Sep 15, 2017

Council OKs Judgeships Transfer

At its Sept. 14-15 business meeting, the Judicial Council transferred two vacant judgeships each to courts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, approved collaborative justice grants, and more. See a meeting recap.
Sep 05, 2017

Supreme Court Launches Mandatory eFiling

Court publishes amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1.

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