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Judicial Council

The Judicial Council is responsible for improving the statewide administration of justice in the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Learn about:


Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

The Chief Justice is the leader of the state's third branch of government, the Judicial Branch.  Learn about her latest initiatives, listen to her speeches, and find out more about her tenure as Chief Justice.


Judicial Council of California Staff

Find information on the staff agency of the Judicial Council, including organizational charts, request for proposals, careers and records:

Branchwide Operations & Initiatives

The Judicial Council of California partners with the trial courts in the development of initiatives to improve and support court operations. Find more information on each of the following:


Invitations to Comment

Comment on currrent proposed changes to rules and policies.


Court-Related Legislation

Search for active court-related legislation or consult the annual legislative summaries of enacted bills that affect the courts or are of general interest to the court community.

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