Judicial Council

The Judicial Council is the policymaking body of the California courts, the largest court system in the nation. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice. Judicial Council staff implements the council’s policies.

Latest News

Judge Wachob with Martin HoshinoCouncil Welcomes Incoming Administrative Director
On Sept 2, council members Judge Charles Wachob and Justice Harry Hull congratulate Martin Hoshino on being selected as the council's Administrative Director, starting Oct 1, 2014.

Advisory Groups

To provide leadership for advancing the consistent, impartial, independent, and accessible administration of justice, the Judicial Council must be aware of the issues and concerns confronting the judiciary, as well as appropriate solutions and responses. The council carries out this mission primarily through the work of its advisory committees and task forces.

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