SAN FRANCISCO—Jorge Navarrete, Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court of California today announced that the Supreme Court will launch voluntary eFiling under California Rule of Court 8.70 beginning July 10, 2017, and the program will become mandatory effective September 1, 2017.
For more than two decades, the Judicial Council has offered a unique opportunity to students with a keen interest in law, policy, and the administration of justice through the Judicial Fellowship Program.
Court publishes amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California has published its eFiling rules that will support the launch on Monday July 10, 2017 of its electronic filing system. The court has adopted a phased approach to the system’s implementation, which will initially be voluntary for filers, but become mandatory on September 1, and reduces the related number of paper copies required to two.
Guide addresses more than 200 questions and topics related to facilities, personnel, jury management, case management and processing, and communications.
Diversity on the California bench has slowly but steadily increased, according to a legislatively mandated annual report released today by the Judicial Council.
At its Sept. 20–21 business meeting, the Judicial Council heard a report on how the judicial branch will help implement Senate Bill 10, recently signed legislation that will eliminate money bail for criminal defendants.
Downtown building will address overcrowding, security, and accessibility issues while improving efficiency by consolidating services at one location
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye joins Governor Brown, Senator Hertzberg and Assemblymember Bonta in a commitment to cooperate on reforms.
The Judicial Council voted to end two temporary emergency rules governing evictions and judicial foreclosures, to stay in effect through midnight Sept. 1.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye appointed Commissioner Rebecca Wightman as a new advisory (non-voting) member to the Judicial Council.
The committee will also consider adjustments made to the scoring process and criteria considered.