Governmental Affairs

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Governmental Affairs
770 L Street, Suite 1240
Sacramento, California 95814-3368

Tel: 916-323-3121 

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Stakeholders Share Mosk Award
The Bench-Bar Coalition, the Open Courts Coalition, and the State Bar of California were jointly awarded the Stanley Mosk Defender of Justice Award for their support of the judicial branch during the state’s funding crisis. Coalition cochairs and State Bar leaders accepted the award on behalf of their respective organizations at the Judicial Council’s Distinguished Service Awards ceremony held in San Francisco on August 21. Read more about the awards here.

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Court-Related Legislation

Search for active court-related legislation, view positions the Judicial Council has taken on legislation, or consult annual summaries of new laws that affect the court or are of general interest to the court community.


Liaison & Outreach Activities

Learn about governmental affairs liaison and outreach programs:

  • Day on the Bench
  • Liaison Program
  • Bench-Bar Coalition
  • Judicial Administration Fellowship Program

    Calendar Items

    June 15, 2014: Budget must be passed by midnight
    July 3, 2014: Summer recess begins, if Budget has passed
    Aug 4, 2014: Legislature reconvenes
    Aug 31, 2014: Last day to pass bills; Legislature adjourns.

    View today's legislative calendar: Assembly | Senate

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