Counsel arguing before the court or parties representing themselves will be permitted to bring in a laptop or tablet for use during oral argument in Division One and Division Three. Devices must be silenced and placed in "airplane mode"*
No Audio or Video recording or the taking of photographs is allowed unless approved pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 1.150. Cellular or smart phones are not permitted in the courtroom at any time. 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.
Electronic Devices in the Courtroom
Electronic devices (i.e., cell phones, laptops, iPads or other tablets, etc.) are not permitted in the courtroom, except by prior approval upon written request.
Requests to bring an electronic device to the courtroom must be made in writing, show good cause and be submitted in advance of the calendar date.
Electronic devices (other than assisted listening devices) will only be permitted if the request is granted.
Oral Argument Calendars - Division 3
The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
Holiday 2015 New Year's Day Thursday, Jan 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan 19 Lincoln's Birthday Thursday, Feb 12 Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb 16 César Chávez Day Tuesday, Mar 31 Memorial Day Monday, May 25 Independence Day Friday, Jul 3 Labor Day Monday, Sept 7 Columbus Day Monday, Oct 12 Veterans Day Wednesday, Nov 11 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov 26 Day after Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 27 Christmas Day Friday, Dec 25