Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco joined forces this year to log hundreds of hours of volunteer legal work.
Hundreds of children awaiting adoption got their day in court and their forever families during the month of November.
The Supreme Court of California will begin live webcasting of its early-May three-day oral argument calendar session in San Francisco, beginning May 3. The decision to webcast the court's oral argument calendar sessions was announced by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye in her 2016 State of the Judiciary Address to a joint session of the California Legislature in March.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed six appointments by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the Courts of Appeal.
The California Supreme Court today appointed Justice William S. Dato, of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.
The California Supreme Court today announced the appointment of Justice Marla J. Miller to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.
Appointments were confirmed to the First, Third and Fourth Appellate Districts.
A pilot program that funds free legal services for low-income Californians facing critical civil cases drastically increased the likelihood of settlement, improved the longevity of court orders, and reduced court costs, a new study shows.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed Teri L. Jackson to the First District Court of Appeal.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider the appointment of Judge Teri L. Jackson to the First Appellate District on Jan. 21.
Six appointments were confirmed to the First and Second Appellate Districts.
Mentorship program is part of a larger statewide effort to diversify the California bench