The Judicial Council is the policymaking body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice. The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) implements the council’s policies.
Advisory Committee Nominations
The Executive and Planning Committee is are currently soliciting nominations to fill vacancies on a number of the Judicial Council’s Advisory Committees. The deadline for submitting a nominations is June 30, 2013.
New Funding Allocation Method
Presiding Judge Brian Walsh from Santa Clara, a member of the funding methodology subcommittee, expresses his support for the new trial court budget development and allocation process recommended to the Judicial Council on Apr 26. A summary of the meeting is contained in this news release.
Nomination Period Open for Prestigious Awards
The Judicial Council is currently soliciting nominations for its Distinguished Service Award (deadline June 3) and the Benjamin Aranda III Award(deadline May 31).