The Judicial Council is the policy-making body of the California courts.
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Primary geographic focus: California Statewide
Organization Type: Government
LAAC Membership Type: Non Members
Tags: Courts
Acronym or short name: Judicial Council

The Judicial Council is the policy-making body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice. Judicial Council staff implements the council’s policies.
Judicial Council of California (Judicial Council)


News Story

California Traffic Tickets Amnesty Program Leaves Many Behind

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
November 11, 2015
In the Bay Area, implementation of California's new traffic amnesty program runs afoul of its anti-poverty goals.


Electronic Organization Self-Help Materials

May 16, 2013
Describes how to better organize your self-help materials in your court.
MCLE: 1 hour

You Can Always Be Dad: UPA, Adult Children, and Deceased Parents

Jun 6, 2014
Provides overview of statutes and case law relating to the rights of adult children, parents of adult children, deceased parents of adult children under UPA.
MCLE: 1 hour

Will Grandma Get Lost in Probate Court?

Jun 12, 2014
Participants examine barriers and supports encountered by caregivers seeking legal guardianship.
MCLE: 1 hour

LAAC: California Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program

Sep 22, 2015
This webinar will discuss California's Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program, including advocacy efforts directed at facilitating its implementation.
MCLE: 1 hour

The Judicial Council: Structure and Opportunities to Get Involved

Apr 7, 2016
This webinar will discuss how the Judicial Council is structured in California and explain how you can help shape the direction of the branch.


Post Family Law and Self-Help Series: Serving Self Represented Litigants with Disabilities

Sep 27, 2016
This training will show you how to effectively serve the self-represented with disabilities.
MCLE: 1 hour (Elimination of Bias)

Culture, Trauma, and Context: Strategies for Successful Case Outcomes

Sep 26, 2018
This course will discuss strategies for judicial officers, attorneys, court staff, and justice partners to successfully engage families and ensure equal access to safety through approaches that are culturally responsive and trauma informed.
MCLE: 1 hour

How Mindfulness Can Help You Avoid Legal Burnout

Jun 2, 2022


SB115, the CA COVID 19 Rent Relief Appeals Process, and Wrap Around Services

Jun 14, 2022

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