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Of Current Interest

Supreme Court order relating to In re California Bar Exam (Sep 14, 2017)
The court issued an order allowing the submission of an amicus curiae letter by any person or entity relating to the matter In re California Bar Exam, S244281. The deadline for submissions is October 2, 2017. (Case Filings Folder).

Supreme Court October Oral Argument Calendar (Sep 12, 2017)
The court announced its Oral Argument Calendar for October 2 and 3, 2017 in its courtroom in the Ronald M. George State Office Complex, Earl Warren Building, 350 McAllister Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco. (Case briefs).

Supreme Court Launches Mandatory eFiling (Sep 1, 2017)
The court published amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1, 2017, as part of its phased approach to the implementation of eFiling.

2018 Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar (Aug 7, 2017)
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 2018.

Supreme Court Publishes eFiling Rules (Jul 7, 2017)
The court published its eFiling rules that will support the launch on Monday July 10, 2017 of its electronic filing system. The court has adopted a phased approach to the system’s implementation, which will initially be voluntary for filers, but become mandatory on September 1, and reduces the related number of paper copies required to two.  Read more.

Court Approves Amendments to Title 9 Rules (Jun 29, 2017)
The changes to the Rules on Law Practice, Attorneys, and Judges section of the California Rules of Court clarify the court’s inherent power and authority. The amendments become effective January 1, 2018.

Supreme Court to launch eFiling (June 16, 2017)
Jorge Navarrete, Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court of California announced that the Supreme Court will launch voluntary eFiling beginning July 10, 2017, and that the program will become mandatory effective September 1, 2017.

Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar Announces Retirement (Mar 8, 2017)
Justice Werdegar announced her retirement from the Supreme Court of California effective August 31, 2017, after 23 years on the high court and 55 years of public service.

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Supreme Court oral argument calendar for October 2 and 3, 2017
Supreme Court oral argument briefs for October 2 and 3, 2017
 


 

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