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The Supreme Court of California is the state's highest court. Its decisions are binding on all other California state courts. 

The California Supreme Court  consists of the Chief Justice of California and six Associate Justices, each appointed or nominated by the Governor.

The court conducts regular sessions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sacramento; it may also hold special sessions elsewhere. In its most recent year, the California Supreme Court received nearly 8,000 filings and issued 85 written opinions.

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A Year in Review at the Supreme Court of California

A Year in Review at the Supreme Court of California

October 11, 2017 | Feature
Highlights from the Supreme Court's 2016–2017 court year, bookended by the appointment of Jorge E. Navarrete as the 27th Court Administrator and Clerk and the first Latino to hold that position; and by the retirement of Associate Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar after 23 years on the court and a 55-year career in public service.
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Supreme Court Publishes eFiling Rules

Supreme Court Publishes eFiling Rules

July 07, 2017 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California has published its eFiling rules that will support the launch on Monday July 10, 2017 of its electronic filing system. The court has adopted a phased approach to the system’s implementation, which will initially be voluntary for filers, but become mandatory on September 1, and reduces the related number of paper copies required to two.
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