Fellow California Supreme Court justices paid tribute to Justice Chin before his last oral argument, which was held by videoconference.
The Judicial Council at its November 29–30 meeting approved changes to rules of court that govern appointed counsel in death penalty appeals and habeas corpus proceedings.
The order applies only to California Supreme Court proceedings with deadlines from March 20 through April 20.
The California Supreme Court announced it has amended oral argument procedures to protect the health and safety of the public.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday expanded mandatory electronic filing of all documents, including briefs, for review by the court.
The California Supreme Court ordered the July California Bar Exam be postponed to Sept. 9-10, and directed the State Bar to make every effort to administer the test online with remote or electronic proctoring.