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California Courts Opt to Resume Evictions in September

California will resume eviction and foreclosure proceedings on Sept. 2, stoking fears of a wave of evictions during the coronavirus pandemic unless the governor and state Legislature can agree on a proposal to extend protections into 2021. The Judicial Council of California voted 19-1 on Thursday to end the temporary...

California Judicial Council Votes to End $0 Bail Enacted During COVID

The California Judicial Council voted 17-2 Wednesday to rescind, effective June 20, a temporary COVID-19 policy that set bail for lower-level crimes at $0. "The Judicial Council's action better reflects the current needs of our state, which has different health concerns and restrictions county-to-county based on the threat posed by COVID-19," said Justice Marsha...