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Jul 27, 2021

Comment: Proposed Civil Jury Instructions

This latest proposal to revise the civil jury instructions has been posted on the Invitations to Comment page of the California Courts website. Deadline to comment: Sept. 2.

Jul 27, 2021

Riverside Court Adds Live Chat

The Superior Court of Riverside County became the latest court to launch a live chat service that enables customers to communicate through typed messages with a clerk in real time.

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Chief Justice on Budget for State Judicial Branch

"Courts at all levels have made unprecedented efforts to keep our doors open for Californians amid a global health crisis, and this budget represents a much-needed investment in the judicial branch." MORE