Attorney to Update Civil Proceedings Benchbooks, RFP-CJER-2022-40-DM

Update: September 8, 2022
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The Judicial Council of California (“Judicial Council”), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policymaking body of the California judicial system, which includes the superior courts, appellate courts, and state supreme court. The California Constitution directs the Council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature. The Judicial Council also adopts rules for court administration, practice and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law.
 

The Judicial Council of California’s Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER) educates the state’s justices, judges, subordinate judicial officers, and court staff. CJER provides mandatory and elective in-person and distance education including written publications.

The Judicial Council is requesting proposals from an Attorney (a person with a law degree and experience practicing law), or an entity comprised of such individuals, to update a series of civil law legal books. Proposers should have experience and expertise in legal research, legal writing, civil law, and civil procedure before, during, and after trial.

Questions should be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received no later than 1:00 pm Pacific Time, September 7, 2022.

Proposals must be received by the Judicial Council no later than 1:00 pm, Pacific Time, September 30, 2022.

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP No. CJER-2022-40-DM and related documents provided below:

Request for Proposal

Attachment 1 - Administrative Rules Governing RFPs (IT Goods and Services)
Attachment 2 - Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions
Attachment 3 - Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Attachment 4 - General Certification Form
Attachment 5A - Payee Data Record Form (STD 204)
Attachment 5B - Payee Data Record Form (STD 205)
Attachment 6 - Darfur Contracting Act Certification
Attachment 7 - Unruh and FEHA Certification