News Release - September 2, 2022
Supreme Court ethics committee issues guidance for judges about coaching youth sports teams that include children of attorneys who appear before the court.
News Release - June 17, 2022
Deadline to comment is August 1.
News Release - May 19, 2022
Supreme Court ethics committee issues guidance for judges about commenting on or endorsing legal education books written by others.
News Release - May 13, 2022
Revised budget proposal includes funding for a Judicial Council unit to provide training, technical assistance, and legal support to California’s trial courts on environmental and climate change issues.
News Release - May 11, 2022
Supreme Court ethics committee issues guidance to retired judges who are privately retained about fundraising activities.
News Release - December 15, 2021
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions adopted a final opinion after considering public comments about whether judges may provide feedback on courtroom performance when requested by attorneys or their supervisors.
News Release - November 19, 2021
Also approved revision to standard promoting an environment free of bias in court proceedings and declared November to be Court Adoption and Permanency Month
News Release - October 28, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges engaged in civics education activities about disqualifying from cases about school district mask and vaccine mandates.
News Release - October 13, 2021
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed Judge Victor A. Rodriguez as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Three (San Francisco).
News Release - March 3, 2021
Supreme Court committee issues expedited guidance about a judge serving as a member of a governmental task force with a broad agenda.
News Release - February 23, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued an advisory opinion explaining when a judge may accept campaign contributions from a political action committee when the contribution includes funds from another political action committee organized and funded by court employees.
News Release - January 8, 2021
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Friday issued the following statement on the Governor’s budget proposal for the judicial branch: