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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

Jun 18, 2024

Invitations to Comment: Criminal Jury Instructions

The council seeks comment on revised criminal jury instructions reflecting recent developments in the law and user suggestions. Comments may be submitted online or emailed. Deadline to comment: June 21.
Jun 18, 2024

Pride Month: Los Angeles County Judge D. Zeke Zeidler

In the second of three Pride Month features, we highlight Judge Zeidler, the first openly gay man initially elected to the Superior Court of Los Angeles County.


California Courts Newsroom

Chief Justice announces the nomination period is open for the Distinguished Service Awards, the highest awards presented by the Judicial Council.
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