Chief Justice Urges Reinvestment In California CourtsCalifornia spends 1 percent of its general fund on its court system while other states typically spend 2 percent.
California Offers Drivers Limited Amnesty For Unpaid TicketsCalifornia drivers are being offered a discount on unpaid traffic tickets in a program designed to help both drivers and the cash-strapped judicial system
Emergency Funding To Reduce San Francisco Court CutsSan Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Katherine Feinstein on Wednesday announced an emergency $2.5 million state funding deal that will significantly reduce drastic court closures and layoffs.
California Judicial Council Decides On $350M In CutsThe governing body of California’s judicial branch allocated a painful $350 million budget cut among different segments of the state court system Friday.
Study Considers Cost of California's Death PenaltyA report released Monday tallies the cost of carrying out an execution in California, suggesting that the financial impact to California taxpayers since capital punishment was reinstated in the state is in the neighborhood $4 billion.
San Francisco Courts To Participate In Online Restraining Order RegistryCalifornia's county courthouses and law enforcement officers in the field are being connected by a new online system to better protect victims of domestic violence.
Chief Justice Ron George Shocks Colleagues with Retirement