Will also review toolkit of best practices on complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act
Judges now have discretion to backdate modification requests for child, spousal, partner, or family support orders during the state of emergency.
The proposal from the council’s Technology Committee included 13 major areas of investment to receive budget funds allocated to modernize court operations.
At its Sept. 25 meeting, the council will consider funding for technology initiatives, a report on remote appearances, a new requirement for anti-bias training, and more.
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.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.
The Judicial Council approved a revision to emergency rule 9 regarding the statutes of limitations for filing civil cases during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to clarify that the emergency rule also applies to “statutes of repose”.
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions issued a formal ethics opinion about the duties of a presiding judge or other judge with supervisory duties when investigating a complaint filed against a trial judge.
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
Draft opinion lays out duties of a supervising judge when investigating a complaint against a trial court judge; deadline to comment is Oct. 13.
Also reviewed best practices for courts to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act and proclaimed November as Court Adoption and Permanency Month
RIVERSIDE—Presiding Justice Manuel A. Ramirez has announced that the Court of Appeal will conduct an innovative court-community program called “Outreach Plus” at Coachella Valley High School.