Judicial Council

The Judicial Council is the policymaking body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice. Judicial Council staff implements the council’s policies.

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Judicial Council Seeks Nominations for Advisory Committees: Deadline is 5 p.m. May 8, 2015

Numerous advisory bodies of the state Judicial Council are seeking nominations for members. The 2015 advisory body nomination form lists the positions for which nominations are being solicited in this cycle. Nominations may be submitted online. MORE»

Advisory Groups

To provide leadership for advancing the consistent, impartial, independent, and accessible administration of justice, the Judicial Council must be aware of the issues and concerns confronting the judiciary, as well as appropriate solutions and responses. The council carries out this mission primarily through the work of its advisory committees and task forces. MORE»

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