News Releases - 2009

Dec 31 2009 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointment to Court of Appeal (NR #86-09)
Dec 29 2009 Last Court Facility Transfers to State (NR #85-09)
Dec 24 2009 Media Advisory: Status Report Coming on Court Facility Transfers (MA #49-09)
Dec 23 2009 Justice Barton Gaut to Retire From Fourth District Court of Appeal (NR #84-09)
Dec 17 2009 Three Long Beach Court Building Proposals Received (NR #83-09)
Dec 15 2009 Statewide Commission Issues Proposals To Protect Impartial, Accountable Courts (NR #81-09)
Dec 15 2009 California State Courts Close Wednesday, December 16 (NR #82-09)
Dec 15 2009 New Public Access Rules for Judicial Branch to Take Effect January 1, 2010 (NR #80-09)
Dec 14 2009 State-San Diego County Courthouse Property Exchanges Approved (NR #79-09)
Dec 14 2009 Supreme Court Appoints Members of Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (NR #77-09)
Dec 14 2009 Five New Courthouse Projects Receive Funding Authorization (NR #78-09)
Dec 09 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco on Dec. 15th (MA #48-09)
Dec 08 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Opens Oral Argument Session in Los Angeles Today (MA #47-09)
Dec 07 2009 California Supreme Court to Close Los Angeles Clerk’s Office (NR #76-09)
Dec 02 2009 Chief Justice George Assigns Trial Judge in People v. Johannes Mehserle (NR #75-09)
Nov 24 2009 Potential Sites for New Red Bluff Courthouse Announced (NR #74-09)
Nov 20 2009 Third Appellate District to Hear Oral Argument in Sutter County (NR #73-09)
Nov 17 2009 California State Courts Close Wednesday, November 18 (NR #72-09)
Nov 16 2009 Preferred Site Selected for New Yuba City Courthouse (NR #71-09)
Nov 16 2009 Six New Courthouse Projects Receive Funding Authorization (NR #70-09)
Nov 16 2009 Memorial Service for Retired Justice Wes Walker on Friday, December 4 (NR #69-09)
Nov 12 2009 Funeral Service on November 12 For Alameda Judge Barbara J. Miller (NR #68-09)
Nov 10 2009 MEDIA ADVISORY: Long Beach Courthouse Project Selection Process Extended (MA #46-09)
Nov 04 2009 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students (MA #45-09)
Nov 03 2009 Potential Sites for New Lakeport Courthouse Announced (NR #67-09)
Nov 02 2009 Media Advisory: California Supreme Court Holds Special Session at UC Berkeley on Nov. 3 (MA #44-09)
Oct 28 2009 Media Advisory: Second Appellate District Holds Special Session in Santa Barbara County (MA #43-09)
Oct 27 2009 Media Advisory: Sixth Appellate District to Hold Oral Argument in Monterey County (MA #42-09)
Oct 27 2009 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Old Court Records (NR #66-09)
Oct 26 2009 Fifth Appellate District to Hear Oral Arguments in Bakersfield (NR #65-09)
Oct 26 2009 Judicial Council Takes Action to Support Key Programs in State Courts (NR #64-09)
Oct 23 2009 Supreme Court to Hold Special Outreach Session at UC Berkeley Law School (NR #63-09)
Oct 20 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco (MA #41-09)
Oct 20 2009 California State Courts Close Wednesday, October 21 (NR #62-09)
Oct 19 2009 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal Holds Special Session at Contra Costa County High School (MA #40-09)
Oct 15 2009 Court of Appeal Holds Special Session at Napa School District (NR #61-09)
Oct 15 2009 Architects Selected for 13 Courthouse Projects (NR #60-09)
Oct 13 2009 Preferred Site Selected for New North Butte County Courthouse (NR #59-09)
Oct 13 2009 New San Bernardino Courthouse Design Approved (NR #58-09)
Oct 13 2009 New Long Beach Courthouse Site Acquisition Approved (NR #57-09)
Oct 05 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments Tomorrow in Los Angeles (MA #39-09)
Oct 2 2009 Judicial Council Welcomes Comments On Public Access Rules for Judicial Branch (NR #56-09)
Oct 02 2009 Elkins Family Law Task Force Releases Draft Recommendations (NR #55-09)
Sep 30 2009 Media Advisory: Shasta Courthouse Project Advisory Group Named (MA #38-09)
Sep 30 2009 Judicial Council Releases Annual Court Statistics Report (NR #54-09)
Sep 24 2009 Appointment to Court of Appeal Confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments (NR #53-09)
Sep 18 2009 Media Advisory: Construction Manager at Risk Selected for Hollister Courthouse Project (MA #37-09)
Sep 15 2009 Court of Appeal Holds Special Session at Loyola Law School (MA #36-09)
Sep 15 2009 State Courts Close One Day a Month (MA #35-09)
Sep 14 2009 New Stockton Courthouse Site Receives State Green Light (NR #52-09)
Sep 14 2009 Site Selected for New Porterville Courthouse (NR #51-09)
Sep 12 2009 Court Closures Reflect Dire Economic Situation (NR #50-09)
Sep 11 2009 Media Advisory: Chief Justice to Deliver Annual State of Judiciary Address at State Bar Meeting (MA #34-09)
Sep 10 2009 Supreme Court Issues Annual Workload Statistics Report (NR #49-09)
Sep 08 2009 State Courts Close One Day a Month Starting Wednesday, September 16 (NR #48-09)
Sep 01 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments On September 2 in San Francisco (MA #33-09)
Aug 31 2009 Media Advisory: Short List Named For Hollister Courthouse Construction (MA #32-09)
Aug 26 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Posts Legal Briefs For Oral Argument Sessions (MA #31-09)
Aug 24 2009 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointment to Court Of Appeal (NR #47-09)
Aug 21 2009 AOC Warns Jurors of Identity Theft Scam (NR #46-09)
Aug 17 2009 Preferred Site Selected for New Yolo Courthouse (NR #45-09)
Aug 17 2009 AOC Releases Final Environmental Impact Report for Proposed New Stockton Courthouse (NR #44-09)
Aug 14 2009 Judicial Council Takes Action on Electronic Discovery in State Courts (NR #43-09)
Aug 14 2009 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Court Records (NR #42-09)
Aug 11 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Business Meeting in San Francisco (MA #30-09)
Aug 10 2009 Media Advisory: Project Advisory Group Named (MA #29-09)
Jul 30 2009 Appointments to Court of Appeal Confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments (NR #41-09)
Jul 30 2009 Judicial Council Approves Reallocation of $159 Million to Support Trial Courts (NR #40-09)
Jul 29 2009 Judicial Council Announces 2009 Winners of Distinguished Service Awards (NR #39-09)
Jul 28 2009 Judge Gordon Baranco to Receive 2009 Aranda Access to Justice Award (NR #38-09)
Jul 23 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting on Trial Court Budget on Wednesday, July 29 (MA #28-09)
Jul 21 2009 Media Advisory: Santa Barbara and Ventura Law Schools Compete Today at Moot Court Competition (MA #27-09)
Jul 08 2009 Fourth Appellate District to Launch Lecture Series on Historic Cases (NR #37)
Jul 01 2009 Appointments to Court of Appeal Confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments (NR #36)
Jun 30 2009 Chief Justice to Continue Important Work of Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care (NR #35-09)
Jun 29 2009 Media Advisory: Chief Justice to Take Action on Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care (MA #26-09)
Jun 19 2009 Media Advisory: San Benito County Residents Invited to View Design Concepts for Hollister Courthouse (MA #25-09)
Jun 18 2009 Media Advisory: Public Meeting and Invitation to Comment on Proposed New Porterville Courthouse (MA #24-09)
Jun 15 2009 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointments to Court Of Appeal (NR #34-09)
Jun 12 2009 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointments to Court Of Appeal (NR #33-09)
Jun 12 2009 Chief Justice Appoints Incoming CJA President to Judicial Council (NR #32-09)
Jun 04 2009 Chief Justice Announces New Judicial Council Members (NR #31-09)
Jun 04 2009 Media Advisory: Public Meeting to Comment on CEQA Report For New Long Beach Courthouse (MA #23-09)
Jun 01 2009 Supreme Court Clarifies Ethical Restrictions On Justices at Fundraising Events (NR #30-09)
May 26 2009 Media Advisory: Appeal Court Reaches Out to Students At Cal Poly State University (MA #22-09)
May 26 2009 Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to Prop. 8, But Finds Existing Marriages of Same-Sex Couples Valid (NR#29-09)
May 22 2009 Chief Justice Asks Assigned Judges To Waive Pay One Day a Month (NR# 28-09)
May 15 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Clarifies Filing Times After Memorial Day Holiday (MA #20-09)
May 14 2009 Court of Appeal Hears Oral Argument in ‘No Child Left Behind’ Case (MA #19-09)
May 14 2009 Judicial Council Releases Year-End Report (NR #27-09)
May 13 2009 Effort to Replace Long Beach Courthouse Takes Major Step (NR #26-09)
May 12 2009 Sweeping Changes Underway to California’s Foster Care System (NR #25-09)
May 11 2009 Media Advisory: California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care to Release Final Report and Action Plan (MA #18-09)
May 08 2009 Media Advisory: Symposium to Be Held on Courts’ Web Site (MA 17-09)
May 08 2009 Media Advisory: Chief Justice George Speaks Today at Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony (MA #16-09)
May 07 2009 Media Advisory: Commission for Impartial Courts Welcomes Comment on Judicial Election Proposals (MA #15-09)
May 01 2009 Third Appellate District to Hear Oral Argument in Alpine County (NR #24-09)
Apr 30 2009 Unique Animated Website Developed to Teach Youth about the Judicial Branch (NR #23-09)
Apr 24 2009 Judicial Council Adopts Procedures to Regulate Court-Funded Judicial Benefits (NR# 22-09)
Apr 24 2009 California Court Programs Win Top Awards (NR #21-09)
Apr 21 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco on Friday, April 24 (MA #14-09)
Apr 17 2009 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students (MA #13-09)
Apr 17 2009 Domestic Violence Study Finds Which Batterers Are Least Likely to Be Re-arrested (NR #20-09)
Apr 08 2009 Commission for Impartial Courts Seeks Comment on Judicial Election Proposals (NR #19-09)
Apr 07 2009 Media Advisory: Closed Circuit TV Broadcast Of Supreme Court Arguments This Week (MA #12-09)
Apr 06 2009 Media Advisory: 20th Anniversary of Justice Joyce L. Kennard’s service on the California Supreme Court (MA #11-09)
Apr 06 2009 Media Advisory: Invitation to Comment: Proposed Courthouse Site Selection and Acquisition Policy (MA #10-09)
Apr 03 2009 Media Advisory: Public Meeting and Invitation to Comment on Proposed New Hollister Courthouse (MA #09-09)
Apr 03 2009 Media Advisory: Elkins Family Law Task Force to Hear from Family Law Litigants and Advocates (MA #08-09)
Mar 30 2009 Court of Appeal Holds Special Session at University of Southern California (NR #18-09)
Mar 27 2009 Media Advisory: Temporary Disruption in Supreme Court Case Information System (MA #07-09)
Mar 19 2009 Juvenile Court Judges Award William Vickrey for Foster Care Work (NR #17-09)
Mar 16 2009 Court of Appeal Selects New Mediation Program Administrator (NR #16-09)
Mar 13 2009 Judicial Council Adopts Resolution Declaring Mediation Week March 15-21 (NR #15-09)
Mar 11 2009 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, March 12 (MA #06-09)
Mar 11 2009 New Report Releases Findings of a Statewide Study of California Class Action Litigation (NR # 14-09)
Mar 10 2009 Chief Justice Delivers State of the Judiciary Address to Legislature (NR #13-09)
Mar 09 2009 Chief Justice Delivers Annual State of the Judiciary Address Tomorrow (MA #05-09)
Mar 06 2009 Media Advisory: California Legislative and Judicial Leadership Join Forces to Improve Lives and Futures of Foster Youth (MA #04-09)
Mar 03 2009 Supreme Court Adopts Rule to Govern New Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (NR #12-09)
Mar 03 2009 Court Worker in Superior Court of Imperial County Presented 2009 Legal Aid Association of California Award (NR #11-09)
Feb 27 2009 Data Issued Today on Race, Ethnicity and Gender of California Judges (NR #10-09)
Feb 25 2009 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Approves Live Broadcast of Oral Argument in Tobacco Cases (MA #03-09)
Feb 20 2009 Media Advisory: Commission on Impartial Courts Meets February 23 in San Francisco (MA #02-09)
Feb 05 2009 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students (MA #01-09)
Feb 04 2009 New Director to Lead AOC’s Statewide Court Facilities Program (NR #09-09)
Feb 03 2009 Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Prop. 8 Cases on March 5, 2009 (NR #08-09)
Jan 30 2009 Third Appellate District Moves to Temporary Location on February 23, 2009 (NR #07-09)
Jan 26 2009 Court of Appeal Holds Special Court Session to Observe Earl Warren Week (NR #05-09)
Jan 15 2009 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Records (NR #04-09)
Jan 14 2009 Record Number of Courthouses Transfer to State Governance (NR #03-09)
Jan 12 2009 Sixth Appellate District Announces Destruction of Old Court Records (NR #02-09)
Jan 06 2009 AOC Teams Up With Superior Courts to Offer Complimentary Wireless Internet Access (NR #01-09)
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