Feature - May 19, 2020
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
Feature - December 20, 2019
Keeping guns from dangerous people, restricting courthouse immigration arrests, and limiting "deepfake" election videos are just a few of the new laws that will change California in 2020.
Feature - May 13, 2019
Juror Appreciation Week is one way the courts thank citizens for helping make the justice system work. See ways California courts aim to make the civic right and obligation of jury service more convenient.
News Release - May 17, 2021
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
event - July 9, 2021
Update: Meeting Videocast
News Release - March 5, 2021
Will receive reports on addressing defendants with mental health issues, how state youth facility closures will affect local courts
News Release - March 12, 2021
Reviews how courts managed to stay open safely during the pandemic, leveraged technology, and commits to consider lessons learned to enhance access and equity
News Release - November 6, 2020
Will also review toolkit of best practices on complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act
News Release - November 13, 2020
Also reviewed best practices for courts to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act and proclaimed November as Court Adoption and Permanency Month
event - October 7, 2020
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via live-streaming.
event - November 3, 2020
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via livestreaming on the judicial branch website: https://www.courts.ca.gov .
Feature - December 31, 2020
Hundreds of new laws went into effect Jan. 1, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians.