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Apr 13, 2021

Comment: Remote and In-Person Appearances in Criminal Cases

This proposal for legislation to authorize remote appearances and the expansion of defendant personal presence provisions in criminal proceedings has been posted to the Invitations to Comment page of the California Courts website. Deadline to comment: May 21.

Apr 13, 2021

Comment: Storage of Exhibits and Evidence in Electronic Format

This proposal for legislation to authorize courts to use vendors for storage of exhibits and evidence in electronic format has been posted to the Invitations to Comment page of the California Courts website. Deadline to comment: May 21.

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Chief Justice Honors Schools for Civics Education


Chief Justice and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a virtual meeting with schools receiving this year's Civic Learning Award of Excellence. MORE