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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

Feb 20, 2024

Invitation to Comment: New Court Rules and Forms

The council seeks comment on two proposals related to family and juvenile law and civil remote proceedings. Comments may be submitted online, or emailed as specified on the California Courts website.
Feb 06, 2024

Milestones for African Americans in California Judicial Branch

In honor of Black History Month, a new interactive timeline highlights landmark court cases and legislation, prominent African American citizens, and African American jurists who have impacted California history.

 

California Courts Newsroom

Chief Justice releases statement on Governor's budget proposal that "judicial branch must be part of the solution to close our anticipated statewide budget deficit." 
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