The only laptops and tablets allowed in the courtroom without prior written approval from the court are those to be used by counsel and second chair counsel or self-represented litigants as an aid in presenting oral argument and cannot be used to display demonstrative evidence or for any other purpose.
Cell phones and other electronic devices (except assistive listening devices) are not permitted in the courtroom.
Devices must be:
No Audio or Video recording or the taking of photographs is allowed unless approved pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 1.150. Any person who fails to comply with these restrictions will be removed from the courtroom.
*Airplane mode is a setting that when activated, suspends the devices wireless features and limits interference with the courtroom sound system.
The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
|New Year's Day||Friday, Jan 1|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday, Jan 18|
|Lincoln's Birthday||Friday, Feb 12|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday, Feb 15|
|César Chávez Day||Thursday, Mar 31|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 30|
|Independence Day||Monday, Jul 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, Sept 5|
|Columbus Day||Monday, Oct 10|
|Veterans Day||Friday, Nov 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, Nov 24|
|Day after Thanksgiving||Friday, Nov 25|
|Christmas Day||Monday, Dec 26|