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.
San Francisco Superior Court will be closing 25 courtrooms and laying of 40 percent of its staff come October 1 due to budget cuts.
A Santa Clara Co. program allows anyone with a nonviolent misdemeanor warrant to avoid jail time.
A federal appeals court says a reporter who was allegedly roughed up by San Francisco police while filming a protest cannot sue the department for wrongful arrest.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The board that considers compensation for California crime victims is being told it should reject a claim filed by the parents of Amber Dubois, a San Diego teenager killed by a […]