The California state court system, the largest in the world, serves 38 million people. Unprecedented budget cuts since 2008 hamper the people's access to justice
Approximately one penny of every General Fund dollar supports California's courts, not enough to sustain a healthy system. Courts are struggling to maintain services to the public.
To keep doors open and restore timely, meaningful justice to the public, the court system needs new investment and stable, reliable funding.
Years of ongoing budget cuts have made a great impact on local courts and their ability to deliver fair and timely access to justice. How are courts doing in your county? Find out here
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Jan 31, 2015
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