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April Oral Argument Calendar Announced (Mar 5, 2014)
The Supreme Court has placed 12 cases on its calendar for hearing on April 2 and 3 at the Ronald Reagan State Office Building, 300 South Spring Street, Third Floor, North Tower, Los Angeles, California
Associate Justice Joyce L. Kennard to retire (Feb 11)
Justice Joyce Kennard today notified Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., of her decision to retire from the California Supreme Court after twenty-five years of public service on the state high court, effective April 5, 2014.
High court denies admission to Glass (January 27, 2014)
The Supreme Court’s opinion declines to admit former journalist Stephen Randall Glass to the State Bar, denying him a license to practice law in California. The unanimous opinion was authored “by the court.”
Supreme Court Committee Provides Guidance on Emergency Orders in Family Law Cases (Jan 16, 2014)
The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions issued an advisory opinion that provides guidance to family law judges on reviewing applications for non-domestic-violence emergency orders.
Reminder: Supreme Court Launches e-Submissions (Jan 13, 2014)
Effective Jan 1, 2014, rule 8.44 of the California Rules of Court is amended to allow parties to submit electronic copies of briefs and petitions filed with the Supreme Court.
High Court Grants Admission to Garcia (Jan 2, 2014)
The Supreme Court's opinion admits Sergio C. Garcia, an undocumented immigrant, to the State Bar, granting Garcia a license to practice law in California. The unanimous decision was authored by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
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