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The Boss Man

Before leaving for the Labor Day weekend, the Judicial Council of California voted unanimously to take control of something it already controls, the Administrative Office of the Courts.  This may seem odd, but the AOC’s controversial spending, bungled management of…

Entering the Age of Reformation

The Judicial Council overseeing California’s courts has embarked on an unprecedented transformation of the way it oversees the state’s trial courts. In the face of looming budget cuts of more than a half-billion dollars and a scathing report criticizing a…

Courts Get $544 Million Haircut

California courts got their black robes trimmed by the Legislature Friday.  The lawmakers approved a budget that included Gov. Brown’s proposed $544 million in court budget cuts. This is bad news for Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye’s efforts to roll back…