California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges serving on the California Access to Justice Commission or Child Welfare Council
The handbook increases public trust and confidence in the judicial system by helping to ensure proper judicial behavior both on and off the bench.
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions invites public comment on a draft opinion about a trial court judge’s duty to disclose campaign contributions and other types of campaign assistance.
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions issued oral advice to a trial court judge invited to sit on assignment in an appellate matter.
Women now represent 35 percent of superior court judges, compared to 27 percent in 2006, continuing a steady upward trend.
Updated advice to judges on using court databases follows previous public comment period
A California Supreme Court ethics committee invites public comment on a draft opinion which advises that a judge generally cannot use the court’s case management system to search for information on a party, attorney, or facts relevant to the case before the judge.
A state Supreme Court committee today posted a summary of oral advice given to an appellate justice about disqualification for prior assignment as a coordination judge in a matter now on appeal before the justice.
A state Supreme Court committee today issued a formal opinion that guides trial court judges on campaign contributions and other campaign assistance they should disclose.
For the 13th straight year, data show a steady increase in women and non-white justices and judges.
The committee concluded a judicial officer may serve on the advisory board of a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving criminal justice.
New report shows for the 14th straight year, California’s judicial bench has grown more diverse.