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. The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) implements the council’s policies.
Oct 28, 2013
At its meeting Oct 24–25 in San Francisco, the Judicial Council continued its move towards greater transparency, accountability, and efficiency when it approved enhancements in oversight of its administrative office. View more details on the Judicial Council meeting page
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»