News Release - May 18, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges serving on the California Access to Justice Commission or Child Welfare Council
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 - April 15, 2019
Video Series: Council members explain what the Judicial Council does and why it exists.
News Release - May 17, 2021
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
Feature - March 18, 2019
As the Chief Justice prepares to address the Legislature on the 2019 State of the Judiciary, a look back at some key judicial branch milestones.
News Release - August 10, 2020
Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
News Release - April 28, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued advice for judges using social media to make statements about the law, the legal system, or the administration of justice.
News Release - April 27, 2021
The Joint Supreme Court/State Bar Blue Ribbon Commission on the Future of the California Bar Exam will develop recommendations on whether to make changes to the California Bar Exam.
News Release - May 6, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issued a final opinion after considering public comments outlining how judges may assist family members in law-related matters.
News Release - January 28, 2021
Thousands more law school graduates with qualifying prior bar exam scores will be able to work as fully licensed attorneys after completing supervised practice hours.
News Release - February 3, 2021
Draft opinion provides guidance to judges on advising family members on matters that implicate legal issues. Deadline to comment is March 22.
News Release - February 9, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued expedited advice regarding whether an appellate court justice may accept the services of an attorney, who is an employee and incoming associate of a law firm, to temporarily work in the justice’s chambers.