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Supreme Court oral argument calendar for January 4 and 5, 2017 (Dec 2, 2016)
Supreme Court announces Oral Argument Calendar for January 4 and 5, 2017 in its Ronald M. George State Office Complex, Earl Warren Building, 350 McAllister Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco
Supreme Court Temporary Webcast Archive Updated with November Cases (Nov 20, 2016)
The temporary oral argument webcast archive on its section of the California Courts Newsroom has been updated to include the cases argued at the November 1 and 2 oral argument calendar session in Sacramento.
Supreme Court Issues Order for In re Attorney Discipline System (Nov 17, 2016)
The court issued an order for an interim special regulatory assessment that is limited to funding the State Bar's discipline system.
Supreme Court of California Year in Review
Learn about the work of California's high court during its court year September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016. Multimedia content is included with the summary of key court year statistics.
The Supreme Court has reviewed public comments submitted with respect to proposed Rule of Court, rule 9.8, which involves the proposed disclosure of applicant and examination information by the State Bar. (See the original news release). In light of those comments and after consultation with both houses of the Legislature, the court will defer consideration of the rule.
Supreme Court oral argument calendar for December 6 and 7, 2016 (Oct 26, 2016)
Supreme Court announces Oral Argument Calendar for December 6 and 7, 2016 in its Ronald Reagan State Office Building, 300 South Spring Street, Third Floor, North Tower, Los Angeles. The morning session will feature a special memoriam to former Chief Justice Malcolm M. Lucas.
Jorge E. Navarrete Appointed First Latino Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court (Sep 14, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced, on behalf of the Supreme Court of California, the appointment of Mr. Jorge E. Navarrete, the court’s current Assistant Clerk Administrator, as the twenty-seventh Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court. The appointment will take effect Saturday, October 1, 2016.
2017 Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar (Sep 2, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California has published its Oral Argument Calendar for next year. The calendar highlights the weeks when oral argument will be held in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. It also includes the dates for the court’s weekly conferences and court holidays for 2017.
Supreme Court Eliminates Automatic Depublication (Jun 1, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California announced today that it has amended the California Rules of Court to eliminate the practice of automatically “depublishing” published Court of Appeal decisions when the Supreme Court grants review. The new rules will become effective on July 1, 2016.
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View the Supreme Court oral argument calendar and the briefs for the cases being argued.