Special Announcement

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Coronavirus Updates

The Judicial Council continues to closely monitor the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Courts have been advised to follow guidance provided by the Department of Public Health, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit the spread of the virus. Updates will be communicated through local court websites as appropriate.

Court by Court Summary of Operations/Services Changes in Response to COVID-19

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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

Jan 19, 2021

Next Judicial Council Business Meeting: Jan. 22

Council will consider a plan to distribute the second half of the one-time $50 million included in the 2020 Budget Act to help address case delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 14, 2021

Commission Confirms Newest Court of Appeal Justice

In its first ever virtual hearing, the Commission on Judicial Appointments confirmed Justice Truc T. Do to the Fourth Appellate District.

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Civic Learning Awards

The application for the 2021 Civic Learning Award is now available. This is the ninth consecutive year the Chief Justice has co-sponsored the award with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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