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Judicial Council

The Judicial Council is responsible for improving the statewide administration of justice in the California courts, the largest court system in the nation.


Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

The Chief Justice is the leader of the state's third branch of government, the Judicial Branch.


Administrative Office of the Courts

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is the staff agency of the Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state court system.

Branchwide Operations & Initiatives

The Judicial Council of California and the AOC are partnering with the trial courts in the development of initiatives to improve and support court operations. Find more information on each of the following:


Invitations to Comment

Comment on currrent proposed changes to rules and policies.


Court-Related Legislation

Search for active court-related legislation or consult the annual legislative summaries of enacted bills that affect the courts or are of general interest to the court community.

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