From the Chief Justice

Dec 09, 2014

Year-end meeting with the media

chief justice at conference table with reportersDuring her annual meeting with the press, the Chief Justice said "Our greatest priority is assuring that courts have enough operational funding to be able to manage their caseloads."

Judicial Branch Administration

Dec 01, 2014

The Judicial Council's 2015 Meeting Calendar

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Chaired by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, the Judicial Council meets regularly throughout the year in Sacramento and San Francisco. Learn about the role of the council and view its 2015 meeting calendar.

Efficient and Effective Trial Court Programs

dashboard of application symbolsA new online Knowledge Center helps courts exchange ideas, technology solutions, and other innovations to improve efficiency and service during a time when the California judicial branch budget has been cut by more than $1 billion. Learn more about funding cuts at InFocus: Judicial Branch Budget Crisis.

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Dec 26, 2014

Courts Closed on New Years Day

California courts and judicial branch offices will be closed on Thursday, Jan 1, in observance of New Years Day.
Dec 22, 2014

Swearing-In Supreme Court Justices

The Commission on Judicial Appointments confirmed Leondra R. Kruger as Justice of the California Supreme Court. She and Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will be sworn-in by Governor Brown following his inauguration on Jan 5.
Dec 16, 2014

Justice Chin Appointed to Council

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ming W. Chin has been appointed to the Judicial Council by the Chief Justice. He will replace Justice Marvin Baxter, who is retiring Jan 4, 2015.
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