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Supreme Court of California

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 Amends the Code of Judicial Ethics

August 25, 2015 | News Release
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California today announced that the justices unanimously adopted amendments and other revisions to the California Code of Judicial Ethics based on the recommendations of the court’s Advisory Committee on the Code of...
“Civility” Oath Rule Adopted by Supreme Court

“Civility” Oath Rule Adopted by Supreme Court

May 01, 2014 | News Release
San Francisco—The California Supreme Court today announced that it has adopted rule 9.4 of the California Rules of Court to supplement the attorney oath for new lawyers. The oath will include a statement that the attorney will strive to conduct himself...
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