SACRAMENTO—The California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District will require attorneys to comply with mandatory e-filing in all case types beginning September 14, 2015. Attorneys will e-file documents using TrueFiling, an e-filing portal developed by ImageSoft, Inc. Optional e-filing through the TrueFiling system may begin as early as August 24, 2015. Self-represented litigants will be permitted, but will not be required, to e-file documents using TrueFiling.
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) has adopted a formal advisory opinion providing guidance to judges and judicial candidates to assist them in determining the types of activities they may engage in...
LOS ANGELES—Associate Justice Richard M. Mosk passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Justice Mosk was the son of Supreme Court of California Associate Justice Stanley Mosk, and had just retired from the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five in March. He was 76.
Distinguished Judicial Service Award Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye is receiving the 2016 Brody Distinguished Judicial Service award at Maine's Colby College today. The award honors the work of a former Maine U.S. District Court judge...
SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance Raye today announced the appointment of Ms. Andrea Wallin-Rohmann as the Clerk/Administrator of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, effective August 1, 2016.
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on July 29, the Judicial Council approved funding allocations for general court operations and specific costs of the trial courts for fiscal year 2016-17.
The Court Facilities Advisory Committee today voted to recommend to the Judicial Council that all 23 current judicial branch projects continue based on the general criteria of working with available funding, not incurring additional costs, or wasting funds. Projects would be grouped into four broad categories that would determine how far an individual project can proceed until adequate funding is restored.
At its meeting today, the Judicial Council adopted a process to award $25 million in grant funding to promote innovative and efficient programs in the courts.
SAN FRANCISCO--The California Supreme Court today announced the reappointment of Justice Judith L. Haller of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District and Judge Michael T. Garcia (Ret.) of the Superior Court of Sacramento County, and the appointment of Judge Samantha P. Jessner of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County to fill a vacancy, to four-year terms on the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.
SAN FRANCISCO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced, on behalf of the Supreme Court of California, the creation of a Supreme Court International Commercial Arbitration Working Group to study the possibility of allowing foreign and out-of-state attorneys to represent parties in international commercial arbitrations situated in California.
SAN FRANCISCO—The California Supreme Court today announced the reappointment of Justice Ignazio J. Ruvolo, Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Four (San Francisco), and the new appointment of Judge Michael B. Harper of the Superior Court of Trinity County, as members of the Commission on Judicial Performance. Both terms begin March 1, 2017.
More than 50 California public elementary, middle, and high schools are being recognized with this year’s Civic Learning Awards.