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As the state's highest court, its decisions are binding on all other California state courts.

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The California Courts of Appeal are divided into six appellate districts, based on geography.

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California has 58 trial courts, one in each county.

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The California Courts Meeting Information Center offers online access to Judicial Council of California meetings, presentations, and archived broadcasts.

Of Current Interest

May 23, 2023

Nominations Open: Distinguished Service Awards

The highest award presented by the council, it recognizes individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to expand access to justice, bring innovation and efficiency to the court system, and promote the administration of justice in California. Deadline: June 30.
May 23, 2023

Registration Open: Bilingual Interpreting Examination (BIE)

Interested court interpreter candidates can now register for the BIE, the examination required for certified court interpreter status. The BIE will be administered from July 13, 2023, to September 22, 2023, on numerous days at various test locations in northern and southern California.


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Distinguished Service Awards

Chief Justice and Judicial Council invite nominations for the highest award bestowed by the California judicial branch.
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