From the Chief Justice

Jan 20, 2015

Chief Justice on Leadership

"My guiding principle everyday on every issue, at least on the administrative side, is is this good for the people in the long run," said the Chief Justice in her interview on NBC4 Los Angeles. MORE

Judicial Branch Administration

Feb 20, 2015

Council’s Administrative Director Announces Cost-Saving Cuts

Administrative Director Martin Hoshino reported to council on Feb 19 that beginning July 1, 2015, high-level council staff will be required to contribute to their retirement accounts and cease receiving a monthly parking stipend. These and other cost-saving measures were part of a progress report on the working group formed to respond to recommendations on council operations and spending made by the California State Auditor. 

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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Feb 20, 2015

Judicial Council Met Feb 19

The policymaking body of the state judicial branch met on Thursday, Feb 19 in Sacramento. See the news release for a summary of the meeting. 
Feb 24, 2015

Bilingual Interpreting Exam

Interpreter candidates who have complied with all state requirements and are registered for the Mar 24-26 exam being administered in locations throughout the state should view the video series "What to Expect on Exam Day." 
Feb 17, 2015

New Members of Futures Commission

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye named 39 new members to her Commission on the Future of California’s Court System, charged with recommending ways to improve the state court system by making it more efficient and effective.
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