California spends 1 percent of its general fund on its court system while other states typically spend 2 percent.
California drivers are being offered a discount on unpaid traffic tickets in a program designed to help both drivers and the cash-strapped judicial system
San 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.
The governing body of California’s judicial branch allocated a painful $350 million budget cut among different segments of the state court system Friday.
A 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.
California’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.
There is shock at the State Supreme Court, where Chief Justice Ron George stunned his colleagues Wednesday by announcing that he will retire at the end of this year.