News Release - May 18, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges serving on the California Access to Justice Commission or Child Welfare Council
Feature - June 28, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first state budget on Thursday, which includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding to continue the courts’ steady recovery after years of deep cuts.
News Release - April 12, 2021
April 22 webinar will explore resources and services employed by courts in different regions to reach linguistically diverse and rural communities and build public trust and confidence in the courts.
News Release - April 28, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued advice for judges using social media to make statements about the law, the legal system, or the administration of justice.
News Release - May 3, 2021
Free public webinar on May 13 will show participants how to use and distribute multilingual educational materials available to help limited-English speakers access the courts.
News Release - May 6, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issued a final opinion after considering public comments outlining how judges may assist family members in law-related matters.
News Release - February 3, 2021
Draft opinion provides guidance to judges on advising family members on matters that implicate legal issues. Deadline to comment is March 22.
News Release - February 9, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued expedited advice regarding whether an appellate court justice may accept the services of an attorney, who is an employee and incoming associate of a law firm, to temporarily work in the justice’s chambers.
News Release - February 17, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued an expedited opinion providing guidance for judges who wish to exchange gifts with staff to celebrate holidays, birthdays, or other occasions.
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 - 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 - March 4, 2021
Free public webinars this spring will provide overview of language access services and multilingual materials available for court users