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Reports

Access and Fairness in California Law Schools

A report on the focus group project of the Judicial Council of California's Access and Fairness Advisory Committee and the State Bar of California's Office of Legal Services, Access and Fairness Programs (February 2008)


Sexual Orientation Fairness in the California Courts
Final Report of the Sexual Orientation Fairness Subcommittee of the Judicial Council's Access and Fairness Advisory Committee (January 2001)
Report   |  Appendices 

Final Report of the California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Courts

(January 1997)

Public Hearing Report: Access for Persons with Disabilities

Final Report of the Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Access and Fairness in the Courts, Access for Persons with Disabilities Subcommittee (1997)

Access to the California State Courts: A Survey of Court Users, Attorneys, and Court Personnel

Final Report of the Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Access and Fairness in the Courts, Access for Persons with Disabilities Subcommittee (January 1997)

Summary of Survey and Public Hearing Reports of the Access for Persons with Disabilities Subcommittee of the California Judicial Council's Access and Fairness Advisory Committee
(January 1997)

Achieving Equal Justice for Women and Men in the California Courts

Final Report of the Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Gender Bias in the Courts (1996)

Gender and Justice: Implementing Gender Fairness in the Courts

Implementation Report of the Judicial Council Access and Fairness Advisory Committee, Gender Fairness Subcommittee (1996)

Fairness in the California State Courts: A Survey of the Public, Attorneys and Court Personnel

California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Courts, Final Report (December 1993)

Publications

Disability Etiquette: Interacting With Persons With Disabilities (2009)
Produced by the Judicial Council's Access and Fairness Advisory Committee to provide information on general etiquette when interacting with persons with disabilities.

For Persons With Disabilities Requesting Accommodations: Questions and Answers About Rule of Court 1.100 for Court Users(2007)
Developed by the Judicial Council Access and Fairness Advisory Committee

Responding to Requests for Accommodations by Persons With Disabilities: Questions and Answers About Rule of Court 1.100 for Court Personnel (2007)
Developed by the Judicial Council’s Access and Fairness Advisory Committee.

May I Help You? Legal Advice vs. Legal Information: A Resource Guide for Court Clerks (2003)
This quick reference, developed by the Judicial Council Access and Fairness Advisory Committee, is intended for use by court staff who provide telephone and counter assistance.

Child Care Resource Guide and Roster for Court Employees (May 2002)
Produced by the Access and Fairness Advisory Committee to assist court employees with meeting their child care needs.

Guidelines for Judicial Officers: Avoiding the Appearance of Bias (August 1996)
Produced by the Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Access and Fairness with the assistance of the Orange County Bar Association Gender Equity Committee.

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