A pilot program that funds free legal services for low-income Californians facing critical civil cases drastically increased the likelihood of settlement, improved the longevity of court orders, and reduced court costs, a new study shows.
The court will host an e-filing webinar next month to help attorneys and the public use the new system.
The California Supreme Court today appointed Justice William S. Dato, of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.
Administrative Presiding Justice Judith McConnell today announced the appointment of Marsha Amin as the new Managing Attorney of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One.
Committee says justices should disqualify staff attorneys from working on appellate matters if the attorney’s prior service as a lawyer in the proceeding would disqualify a justice who had served in such a capacity.
Final opinion follows public comment and provides guidance for judges on ethical considerations when inviting outside speakers and groups to give educational presentations to the court