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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.40. Appellate Advisory Committee

(a) Area of focus

The committee makes recommendations to the council for improving the administration of justice in appellate proceedings.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2002.)

(b) Additional duty

In addition to the duties described in rule 10.34 the committee makes proposals on training for justices and appellate support staff to the Governing Committee of the Center for Judicial Education and Research.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2002.)

(c) Membership

The committee must include at least one member from each of the following categories:

(1)Supreme Court justice;

(2)Court of Appeal justice;

(3)Trial court judicial officer with experience in the appellate division;

(4)Supreme Court clerk administrator;

(5)Appellate court administrator;

(6)Trial court judicial administrator;

(7)Civil appellate lawyer;

(8)Criminal defense appellate lawyer;

(9)State Public Defender;

(10)Appellate lawyer of the Attorney General's Office; and

(11)Appellate lawyer of the Court of Appeal or Supreme Court.

(Subd (c) amended effective July 1, 2014; previously amended effective January 1, 2002, and January 1, 2007.)

Rule 10.40 amended effective July 1, 2014; adopted as rule 6.40 effective January 1, 1999; previously amended effective January 1, 2002; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.

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