From the Chief Justice

May 11, 2017

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

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Statement on May Revision
Following Governor Brown's release of his revision to the state budget for FY 2017-2018, the Chief Justice issued this statement. 


Immigration Resources Directory

Spanish language directory site iconA Judicial Council workgroup appointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye recently published this online directory containing immigration resources in both English and Spanish. Visit the Newsroom for icons and ads you can use on your website.

$25 Million Grant Program for Trial and Appellate Courts

The Judicial Council is administering a $25 million grant program intended to promote innovation, modernization, and efficiency in trial and appellate courts. In March 2017, the Judicial Council awarded approximately $23.5 million to projects that will directly benefit 39 court jurisdictions. For information about the grant program, visit the program page.

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Of Current Interest

May 24, 2017

Courts Closed Monday

California courts and judicial branch offices will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
May 19, 2017

Dependency Counsel Funding

The council approved a new process for distributing dependency counsel funding, took action to reduce courthouse utility and maintenance costs, and more. See recap of meeting.
May 05, 2017

Distinguished Service Awards

The Judicial Council seeks nominations for it's highest honor awarded annually to individuals and organizations. Nominations may be submitted online. Deadline: May 29.
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