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CA Judicial Council Adopts New Rules to Lower Jail Population, Suspend Eviction

CALIFORNIA COURTS NEWS ROOM – News Release (4/06/2020) VIA TELECONFERENCE—At its meeting today, the Judicial Council approved 11 temporary emergency rules, including setting bail statewide at $0 for misdemeanors and lower-level felonies to “safely reduce jail populations” and staying eviction and foreclosure proceedings to protect Californians from losing their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was […]

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Inyo’s new court building project on hold for cost reassessment

As State of California government flounders from a lack of money, the Legislature has spent dedicated funds just to deal with the overall budget shortfall.  This fiscal year, the Legislature has spent or redirected nearly $1.7 million in court construction funds toward budget problems.  Now, the Judicial Council has approved major cost-cutting in court construction […]

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