Calendars

Oral Argument Calendars

Public Access to Oral Argument by Videoconference

The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District will be holding video oral argument for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. The courtroom will be closed to the public. The public will be able to see and/or hear the court proceedings via the links below.

Persons granted remote access to proceedings are reminded of the general prohibition against photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings (including those held by telephone or videoconference). 

The media must request an order from the court before any portion of the oral argument proceedings is recorded in any manner (Media Request to Photograph, Record, or Broadcast, form MC-500).  The form must be filed with the court at least five court days before the proceeding, unless good cause is shown.  A completed proposed Order on Media Request to Permit Coverage (form MC-510) must be filed with the request. The justice assigned to the proceeding will rule on the request.

Division Three Oral Argument, Tuesday, July 14, 2020   

Morning Session:
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
Calendar 9:30 a.m.

Division Three Oral Argument, Wednesday, July 15, 2020   

Morning Session:
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
Calendar 9:30 a.m.

Afternoon Session:
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
Calendar 1:30 p.m.

DIVISION FOUR Oral Argument, Thursday, July 16, 2020   

Morning Session:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Calendar 9:00 a.m.

Afternoon Session:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
Calendar 1:30 p.m.

Electronic Devices in the Courtrooms

The only laptops and tablets allowed in the courtroom without prior written approval from the court are those to be used by counsel and second chair counsel or self-represented litigants as an aid in presenting oral argument and cannot be used to display demonstrative evidence or for any other purpose.

Cell phones and other electronic devices (except assistive listening devices)  are not permitted in the courtroom.

Devices must be:

  • Silenced and placed in “airplane mode”*

No Audio or Video recording or the taking of photographs is allowed unless approved pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 1.150. Any person who fails to comply with these restrictions will be removed from the courtroom.

*Airplane mode is a setting that when activated, suspends the devices wireless features and limits interference with the courtroom sound system.

Holiday Schedule

The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

2020

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20
Lincoln's Birthday Wednesday, February 12
President's Day Monday, February 17
Cesar Chavez Day Tuesday, March 31
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
Independence Day Friday, July 3 (Holiday Observed)
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Columbus Day Monday, October 12
Veteran's Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 27
Christmas Day Friday, December 25