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LOS ANGELES – LASC’S EXECUTIVE OFFICER RECEIVES MAJOR AWARD

Posted July 21st, 2016
Sherri R. Carter, Los Angeles Superior Court’s Executive Officer, has been named the recipient of the 2016 National Center for the State Courts (NCSC) Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest awards from NCSC. The award is presented annually to persons who have made significant improvements to the justice system. “Sherri Carter’s contributions to the…
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LOS ANGELES – LASC’S LATEST INNOVATION RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY

Posted July 21st, 2016
Court Management (NACM) Top 10 Court Technology Solutions list. When visiting the traffic section of the Court’s website, litigants can use an automated assistant, “Gina”, to receive personalized service. Gina shows a user the available options for handling a particular traffic ticket, and can help the user schedule a court date, register for traffic school,…
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U.S. COURTS – STUDENTS IN NINTH CIRCUIT CONTEST RECALL MIRANDA

Posted July 21st, 2016
For high school student Ivan Skvaril, the events that led to the landmark Miranda v. Arizona case occurred long ago and in a place far removed from his home in Guam. But with the help of video recreations and a well-crafted voiceover, he showed how the now-famous Miranda warning helps fulfill the Pledge of Allegiance’s…
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SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES – SUMMER ORDER LISTS

Posted July 19th, 2016
For your planning purposes, summer order lists are scheduled to be issued on July 18, August 8, and August 26, 2016. Summer order lists usually consist of actions taken by the Court on motions in pending cases, petitions for rehearing, and other miscellaneous matters. Emergency orders, such as in applications for stays, will continue to…
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TULARE – NOTICE OF TEMPORARY COURT CLOSURE

Posted July 19th, 2016
The Visalia Division of the Tulare County Superior Court will be closed to the public on Thursday, August 18, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. so court staff may participate in an organized training event. Limited services will be made available as mandated; however, access to the building will not be allowed during this…
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SOLANO – PUBLIC SERVICE ALERT

Posted July 19th, 2016
BEWARE OF JURY SCAM ARTISTS AND IDENTITY THEFT The Superior Court of Solano County received information from Solano County citizens that they were contacted on their cell phones by a person who claimed to be an employee of the Solano County Jury Department. The imposter, who falsely represented himself as a Jury Services employee, told…
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SAN LUIS OBISPO – JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENT CHANGES

Posted July 19th, 2016
This is to advise members of the Bar regarding recent changes in San Luis Obispo Superior Court operations. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following changes in assignments will take effect on the dates indicated. • Judge Craig Van Rooyen will begin working for the court on August 1, 2016 in Dept. 7 and will initially…
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