Public comment helps the Supreme Court of California’s Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions draft advisory opinions on ethics issues of importance to California’s judges—it also helps them decide whether to publish an opinion or redraft based on the comments received.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and Court of Appeal presiding justices visited nine elementary, middle, and high schools this spring to present...
Recent U.S. Supreme Court's Williams v. Pennsylvania case applies a disqualification standard for former prosecutors similar to earlier California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) advice—CJEO extends its advice to service in a prior conviction.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
The handbook increases public trust and confidence in the judicial system by helping to ensure proper judicial behavior both on and off the bench.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget on Wednesday that will help restore court services slashed during the recession, fund courthouse projects, and improve access to justice for millions of Californians.
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye participated in a panel discussion called, "Undermining the Courts and Media: The Consequences of American Democracy" at the National Judicial College Judges and Journalists Symposium.
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.
Veterans surrender to a personal mission thanks to a growing number of Veterans Courts.
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
Delayed by COVID-19 for nearly three months in most parts of the state, jury trials are resuming in counties large and small.