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Judicial Council Meeting

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

 

Of Current Interest

Apr 09, 2024

Invitations to Comment: Court Rules and Forms

The Judicial Council seeks comment on 32 proposals for changes to rules and forms related to criminal law, protective orders, traffic cases, and more. Deadline to comment: May 3.
Apr 02, 2024

Updated Judicial Council Forms for Court Users

At its Mar. 15 meeting, the council made revisions to appellate, attachment, fee waiver, and juvenile law forms, effective Apr. 1. For more information, visit the Forms section of the California Courts website.

 

California Courts Newsroom

Applications are now being accepted from public schools K-12 for the Civic Learning Awards co-sponsored by Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. 
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