This week, Disability Rights California, Western Center on Law & Poverty, and the Public Interest Law Project filed a petition to the California Supreme Court to block Governor Newsom’s CARE Court, challenging the constitutionality of the program. The “groups argue that the sweeping new court system will violate due process and equal protection rights under the state constitution, while “needlessly burdening fundamental rights to privacy, autonomy and liberty.” Read more here.
Counties Weigh in With Judicial Council
Final joint comments from county organizations on the proposed CARE Court Rules and Forms that were promulgated by California’s Judicial Council:
Joint Comment Letter
JCC Proposed CARE Rules-County Recommendations