Hundreds of new laws went into effect Jan. 1, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye responded to a jury-service summons today and eventually was not selected. In the past, she has served on juries throughout her public service career in the judicial branch.
The Supreme Court of California on Monday named members to its Jury Selection Work Group to study changes or new measures to guard against impermissible discrimination in jury selection.
Also approved revision to standard promoting an environment free of bias in court proceedings and declared November to be Court Adoption and Permanency Month
Delayed by COVID-19 for nearly three months in most parts of the state, jury trials are resuming in counties large and small.