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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 oral argument calendar for October 5 and 6, 2016 (Sep 14, 2016)
Supreme Court announces Oral Argument Calendar for October 5 and 6, 2016 in its San Francisco courtroom.

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.

Frank A. McGuire to Retire as Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court (Aug 26, 2016)
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced today that Mr. Frank A. McGuire will retire from his position as the 26th Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court of California, effective September 30, 2016.

San Diego special session oral argument calendar (Sep 15, 2016) 
On September 29 the Supreme Court will hold a Special Session at the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, 750 B Street, Suite 300, San Diego.

Supreme Court Launches Temporary Webcast Archive (Jun 24, 2016)
The Supreme Court of California has launched a temporary oral argument webcast archive on its section of the California Courts Newsroom. The archive contains captioned video or audio and support documents from its May 3, 4, 5, 26, 27, and June 1, 2 (audio-only) oral argument calendar sessions in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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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Supreme Court oral argument briefs for October 5 and 6, 2016
Supreme Court oral argument calendar for October 5 and 6, 2016
San Diego special session oral argument calendar for September 29, 2016
San Diego special session oral argument briefs for September 29, 2016
San Diego special session oral argument expanded case summaries for September 29, 2016


 

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