Bill Brown provided remarks to a California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee. The Public Safety Subcommittee was considering general funding of the Courts and appropriation for expansion of California’s Collaborative Justice Court system. Mr. Brown provided the unique perspective of an experienced private litigator who had also interacted with the Orange County Veterans Collaborative Court. He advocated for restoration of court funding and for retaining budgetary discretion for County Presiding Judges operating collaborative courts. California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse had invited Bill to appear at the hearing and give comments on the funding for California Courts.