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Meeting Information Center

The California Courts Meeting Information Center offers online access to Judicial Council of California meetings, presentations, and archived broadcasts.

Of Current Interest

Learn about the Judicial Council of California

Snapshot of Martin Hoshino video talking in an interview with text title Why Does the Judicial Council exist?
Brief, informational videos explaining the functionality of the Judicial Council feature Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Administrative Director Martin Hoshino, and Council Member Judge Marla Anderson.

View on the California Courts Newsroom.

Open Invitations to Comment

Rules, forms, jury instructions, and legislation all help the California Courts deliver fair and equal access. By providing input, the public is engaging in the work of the Judicial Council. View the 47 new proposals currently open for comment and submit your comment(s) online.

2019 State of the Judiciary
In her annual address to the Legislature on March 19, the Chief Justice said current challenges of income inequality, pretrial reform, and equal access require innovation and a human touch from a more representative judiciary.
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