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Jan 20, 2023

Recap of January 20 Judicial Council Meeting

At its latest business meeting, the council approved funding to help courts implement the CARE Act and firearms relinquishment programs. See the news release for more information and links to the meeting agenda, reports, and archived webcast. 
Jan 20, 2023

Updated Plan for Court Technology

The council approved an update to the judicial branch’s Strategic Plan for Technology. The updated plan includes a new goal of promoting digital services that are accessible to all, regardless of location, socioeconomic status, language, physical ability, or technological access or experience.

 

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California Welcomes New Chief Justice

On Jan 2, California's 29th Chief Justice was sworn in by Governor Newsom to lead the state's judicial branch. 
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