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California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Wednesday announced a new work group to update a judicial standard that outlines steps courts can take to prohibit bias in courtroom proceedings. Standard of Judicial Administration 10.20 addresses actions judges can take to preserve the integrity and impartiality of the judicial system …continue reading

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The Judicial Council at its May 15 teleconference meeting received a report on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised proposal for the 2020–21 state budget and its potential reductions to judicial branch funding. To address a projected $54.3 billion budget gap due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent recession, the proposal reflects …continue reading