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Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar for June 5 and 6, 2018 (May 21, 2018)
The Supreme Court annouces Oral Argument calendar for June 5 and 6, 2018 at its courtroom in the Ronald Reagan State Office Building, 300 South Spring Street, Third Floor, North Tower, Los Angeles, California. The session will include an In Memoriam for Associate Justice Armand Arabian who served on the court from 1990 - 1996. Case Briefs.

Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar for May 29 and 30, 2018 (May 18, 2018)
The Supreme Court annouces Oral Argument calendar for May 29 and 30, 2018 at its courtroom in the Ronald M. George State Office Complex, Earl Warren Building, 350 McAllister Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, California. Case Briefs.

Supreme Court makes three appointments to internal committee (May 1, 2018)
The court has announced the appointments of Judge James Bianco, Judge Laura Halgren, and Judge Lisa Lench to the Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics.

Supreme Court revises eFiling Rules (April 30, 2018)
Effective May 1, 2018, the Supreme Court has revised its eFiling Rules expanding electronic filing into original proceedings in criminal and civil cases.

Supreme Court Administrative Order 2018-04-11 (Apr 11, 2018)
“The court directs the Board to consider the alternative revisions of proposed rule 1.2.1 and Comments” relating to Proposed Rule 1.2.1 (Advising or Assisting the Violation of Law) of the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California, S240991.

Supreme Court Administrative Order 2018-03-28 (Mar 28, 2018)
The Supreme Court of California issued Administrative Order 2018-03-28 relating to Procedures for Considering Requests for Recommendations Concerning Applications for Pardon or Commutation.

Supreme Court Committee Invites Comment on Ethics Code (Mar 26, 2018)
The Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics seeks public comment on seven proposals to amend the current California Code of Judicial Ethics. The deadline for comments is May 31, 2018.

Quarterly Report of Special Master regarding In re Attorney Discipline System (Mar 15, 2018)
Special Master Administrative Presiding Justice Elwood Lui filed his quarterly report (October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017) regarding In re Attorney Discipline System; California Rule of Court, Rule 9.9, S237081.

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Supreme Court Oral Argument Information

The next scheduled oral arguments are in San Francisco May.29 and 30, 2018. Calendar and Case Briefs.

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