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Supreme Court Temporary Webcast Archive Updated with October Cases (Oct 19, 2016)
The temporary oral argument webcast archive on its section of the California Courts Newsroom has been updated to include the cases argued at the October 5 and 6 oral argument calendar session in San Francisco.
Supreme Court Issues Order Appointing Justice Elwood Lui as a Special Master (Oct 17, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today issued an order appointing Associate Justice Elwood Lui of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division One, as a special master for In re Attorney Discipline System, S237081.
Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Disclosure of Applicant and Examination Information (Oct 7, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California is seeking public comment on whether to add a new rule of court providing that certain applicant and examination information may continue to be released by the State Bar of California. Comments should be submitted by Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
Supreme Court oral argument calendar for November 1 and 2, 2016 (Oct 12, 2016)
Supreme Court announces Oral Argument Calendar for November 1 and 2, 2016 in its Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building, Sacramento.
Supreme Court Issues Order Inviting Amicus Curiae Submissions Following Receipt of State Bar’s Interim Special Regulatory Assessment Request (Sep 30, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today issued an order inviting any person or entity wishing to comment on the State Bar’s Request to submit an amicus curiae letter to the court by Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Jorge E. Navarrete Appointed First Latino Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court (Sep 14, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced, on behalf of the Supreme Court of California, the appointment of Mr. Jorge E. Navarrete, the court’s current Assistant Clerk Administrator, as the twenty-seventh Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court. The appointment will take effect Saturday, October 1, 2016.
Supreme Court Directs State Bar of California to Submit Request for Interim Funding (Sep 8, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today directed State Bar President David J. Pasternak and Executive Director Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker to submit a funding request to the Supreme Court by September 30, 2016. (see Case number: S237081).
2017 Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar (Sep 2, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California has published its Oral Argument Calendar for next year. The calendar highlights the weeks when oral argument will be held in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. It also includes the dates for the court’s weekly conferences and court holidays for 2017.
Supreme Court Eliminates Automatic Depublication (Jun 1, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California announced today that it has amended the California Rules of Court to eliminate the practice of automatically “depublishing” published Court of Appeal decisions when the Supreme Court grants review. The new rules will become effective on July 1, 2016.
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