January 18, 2018 – 16:22 | Comments Off on New Self-Study Live Broadcast Set: Juvenile Delinquency Defense Practice – Saturday, January 20, 2018

2018 Annual Juvenile Delinquency Practice MCLE Self-Study
Live broadcast set for Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 8:00 AM

Program Coordinator:
Arthur L. Bowie, Supervising Assistant Public Defender, Ret., Sacramento County

Note: The 2018 Juvenile DEPENDENCY Program page can be …[select title for full text]

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Gov. names State Public Defender Michael Hersek new chief of Habeas Corpus Resource Center
December 4, 2015 – 12:18 | Comments Off on Gov. names State Public Defender Michael Hersek new chief of Habeas Corpus Resource Center

California death penalty appeals agency gets new chief
Mercury News – Friday, December 4, 2015
Longtime California State Public Defender Michael Hersek has been named chief of the state agency that leads defense of California’s death row …[select title for full text]

California – The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just issued the following report – The 2014-15 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget
January 13, 2014 – 15:38 | Comments Off on California – The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just issued the following report – The 2014-15 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget
California – The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just issued the following report – The 2014-15 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget

The 2014-15 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget
On January 9, the Governor presented a budget package with a proposed $2.3 billion reserve at the end of 2014-15. The Governor’s budget seeks to address some of …[select title for full text]

California – The Governor’s Budget Summary – FY 2014-15
January 8, 2014 – 22:48 | Comments Off on California – The Governor’s Budget Summary – FY 2014-15
California – The Governor’s Budget Summary – FY 2014-15

This document is in PDF format, is approx. 3.7 MB in size and over 260 pages).
It is available for download at this link —> http://defender411.us/1eIoYd9

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today (Monday, Jan. 6, 2014) issued a proclamation declaring a statewide direct primary election on June 3, 2014
January 6, 2014 – 16:28 | Comments Off on Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today (Monday, Jan. 6, 2014) issued a proclamation declaring a statewide direct primary election on June 3, 2014
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today (Monday, Jan. 6, 2014) issued a proclamation declaring a statewide direct primary election on June 3, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring a statewide direct primary election on June 3, 2014.
Text of the Proclamation:
A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
I, EDMUND G. BROWN …[select title for full text]

California – Demographic Data Provided by Justices and Judges Relative to Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
September 22, 2013 – 00:08 | Comments Off on California – Demographic Data Provided by Justices and Judges Relative to Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
California – Demographic Data Provided by Justices and Judges Relative to Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Demographic Data Provided by Justices and Judges Relative to Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation (Gov. Code, Sec. 12011.5(n)) As of December 31, 2012
PDF document –> 2013-Demographic-Report

California Statewide Caseload Trends – Fiscal Year 2002-03 Through Fiscal Year 2011-12
September 21, 2013 – 23:51 | Comments Off on California Statewide Caseload Trends – Fiscal Year 2002-03 Through Fiscal Year 2011-12
California Statewide Caseload Trends – Fiscal Year 2002-03 Through Fiscal Year 2011-12

California Statewide Caseload Trends – Fiscal Year 2002-03 Through Fiscal Year 2011-12.  Released by the Judicial Council of California.  182 pages.
[Thanks to CPDA Legislative Committee Co-Chair John Abrahams for spotting this report]
Available at this link: …[select title for full text]

California Governor Brown appoints Timothy J. Stafford to Orange County Superior Court
September 4, 2013 – 23:50 | Comments Off on California Governor Brown appoints Timothy J. Stafford to Orange County Superior Court
California Governor Brown appoints Timothy J. Stafford to Orange County Superior Court

9-4-2013
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Timothy J. Stafford to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
Stafford, 69, of Laguna Niguel, has been senior litigation partner at Wilson …[select title for full text]