California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges serving on the California Access to Justice Commission or Child Welfare Council
The Judicial Council meets this Friday, May 21. The livestream will be posted at 9:30 a.m.
Update: Meeting Videocast
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.
California Supreme Court ethics committee issued a final opinion after considering public comments outlining how judges may assist family members in law-related matters.
Draft opinion provides guidance to judges on advising family members on matters that implicate legal issues. Deadline to comment is March 22.
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.
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.
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.
Supreme Court committee issues expedited guidance about a judge serving as a member of a governmental task force with a broad agenda.
Will receive reports on addressing defendants with mental health issues, how state youth facility closures will affect local courts
Reviews how courts managed to stay open safely during the pandemic, leveraged technology, and commits to consider lessons learned to enhance access and equity