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Dec 05, 2023

New Juror Video: Understanding Challenges of Implicit Bias

This new video for jurors discusses what implicit bias is, how preconceptions could affect juror's ability to serve, and ways to address bias.
Dec 05, 2023

New Year, New Calendar

Keep track of court holidays, council meetings, and Supreme Court oral argument dates by downloading the 2024 California Courts Calendar. 


California Courts Newsroom

Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero, California's 29th chief justice, completes her first year. She was sworn into office January 2, 2023, and is the first Latina and the third woman to serve as the state’s chief justice. 
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