Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Thursday created a new working group to study and make recommendations for how the judicial branch can prevent and address harassment, discrimination, or inappropriate workplace conduct.
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) advised that an appellate court justice cannot contact a superior court presiding judge regarding misconduct by a superior court research attorney related to a pending appellate matter.
San Francisco—The California Supreme Court has named Lisa Ferguson Walker as the new director of its 15-member Civil Central Staff, effective October 1, 2018. Walker replaces Emily Graham, the director for the past ten years, who recently retired after serving the court for 29 years. Walker is the first African American attorney to serve as a director for the California Supreme Court.
SAN FRANCISCO–The Supreme Court of California today announced the approval of the final rule (rule 1.2.1) of the first comprehensive amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California in twenty-nine years.
The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Divison one (San Diego) has announced its intention to destroy criminal, juvenile, and civil records under Rule 10.1028(d) of the California Rules of Court.