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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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Supreme Court of California Issues Statement on Equality and Inclusion

Supreme Court of California Issues Statement on Equality and Inclusion

June 11, 2020 | News Release
In view of recent events in our communities and through the nation, we are at an inflection point in our history. It is all too clear that the legacy of past injustices inflicted on African Americans persists powerfully and tragically to this day. Each of us has a duty to recognize there is much unfinished and essential work that must be done to make equality and inclusion an everyday reality for all.
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