In Aug 2012, the Judicial Council adopted recommendations that would formally direct the AOC's restructuring and realignment and endorsed a plan for monthly monitoring of the implementation of the directives by the council's internal Executive and Planning Committee, chaired by Justice Douglas Miller.
Judicial Council Directives
View the latest status and information regarding Judicial Council Restructuring Directives.
Implementation of Judicial Council Directives
Updates by Justice Douglas Miller, chair of the Judicial Council's Executive and Planning Committee
|Oct||New Administrative Director of the Courts and Executive Team assume roles at AOC||AOC Policy & Administration|
|Sept||Top AOC Executives Selected||
Incoming Administrative Director of the Courts selects executive team. Action follows Judicial Council’s restructuring of the AOC.
|Aug||Judicial Council Adopts Recommendations to Restructure AOC||
Judicial Council oversight of AOC reaffirmed. Monthly monitoring for fulfilling recommendations established.
|Executive and Planning Committee Presents Recommendations on SEC Report||Audio Video (YouTube, 53:32)|
|July||AOC Reduces Workforce||
AOC reduces workforce by 277 in last 12 months.
|Jun||Downsizing Continues at the AOC||
Layoffs are part of a second phase of reductions in the AOC’s workforce.
|Layoffs Begin at the AOC||
29 employees are laid off, bringing the total to approximately 190 positions to be eliminated by the end of the fiscal year.
|May||Chief Justice Receives SEC Report and Recommendations||
Chief Justice makes the 221-page report available immediately.
|Apr||Reassessment of $1.1 Billion in Courthouse Projects||
Oversight committee recommends reassessment of 13 courthouse projects for cost reductions.
|Mar 2012||Judicial Council Votes to Stop Deployment of Statewide Case Management System||
“What we do best in the judicial branch is to weigh the evidence and make reasoned and deliberate decisions,” said Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
|Aug 2011||Court Facilities Working Group Seeks Independent Expert||
Consultant to audit the courthouse construction program.
|Judicial Council Business Meetings to Become More Open, Accessible||
Invitation for public to comment becomes an important element in promoting transparency and access.
|Apr||Chief Justice Appoints New Judicial Council Internal Committee to Oversee Case Management System||
The 10-member committee to oversee the council’s policies on the California Court Case Management System (CCMS).
|Mar||Chief Justice Names Strategic Evaluation Committee Members||
Committee to conduct in-depth review of the AOC and its organizational structure.
|Jan||New Management Oversight for CCMS Program||
A major restructuring of the governance structure for the California Court Case Management System (CCMS) program is announced.