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2016 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.14. Litigation Management Committee

The Litigation Management Committee oversees litigation and claims against trial court judges, appellate court justices, the Judicial Council, its staff, the trial and appellate courts, and the employees of those bodies in which the likely monetary exposure is $100,000 or more or that raise issues of significance to the judicial branch by:

(1)Reviewing and approving any proposed settlement, stipulated judgment, or offer of judgment; and

(2)Consulting with the Administrative Director or Chief Counsel, on request, regarding important strategy issues.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, January 1, 2007, December 9, 2008, and August 14, 2009.)

(b) Recommendations

The committee makes recommendations to the Judicial Council for policies governing the management of litigation involving the courts.

(Subd (b) amended effective August 14, 2009.)

(c) Strategic decisions

The committee resolves written objections described in rule 10.202(d) presented by Legal Services.

(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, January 1, 2007, and August 14, 2009.)

Rule 10.14 amended effective January 1, 2016; adopted as rule 6.14 effective January 1, 2001; previously amended and renumbered as rule 10.14 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, December 9, 2008, and August 14, 2009.

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