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.
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.
Webcasts of the court’s oral arguments have been accessed more than 44,000 times since it began streaming them last year.
Court publishes amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced the appointment of Neil Gupta as principal attorney to the Chief Justice.
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.
The Supreme Court of California released this statement following the State Bar's notification of disclosure of part of the July California Bar Examination.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California announced the reappointment of Attorney Mark A. Broughton and the appointment of Attorney Sean M. SeLegue to four-year terms, and the appointment of Attorney Alan K. Steinbrecher to a one-year term, on the State Bar Board of Trustees. The court also appointed Mr. Steinbrecher as chair and Mr. SeLegue as vice chair of the Board of Trustees for one year terms.
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via live-streaming.