event - September 9, 2021
Feature - April 12, 2018
In the wake of wildfires that devastated parts of California’s Wine Country last October, nearly 100 civil lawsuits were filed against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. alleging the utility had a role in sparking the blaze. The answer to this influx was civil case coordination.
Feature - January 23, 2018
With dozens of Santa Barbara court employees cut off by mudslides, an unusual partnership with a neighboring county helps keep the court running.
News Release - November 1, 2018
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.
Feature - July 5, 2017
A new proposal by the Commission on the Future of California’s Court System seeks to do away with the oversized consequences of traffic tickets by making minor offenses civil violations.
Feature - June 15, 2017
For veterans who've been charged with minor crimes, veteran courts offer restorative justice as opposed to incarceration.
News Release - January 3, 2019
On Dec 21, Joshua P. Groban was confirmed to the California Supreme Court, and sworn-in on Jan 3. He begins hearing arguments on Jan 8, 2019.
News Release - December 3, 2018
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.
News Release - November 28, 2018
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced the appointment of Neil Gupta as principal attorney to the Chief Justice.