Special Announcement

Posted Friday, October 30, 2020

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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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The California Courts Meeting Information Center offers online access to Judicial Council of California meetings, presentations, and archived broadcasts.

Of Current Interest

Oct 23, 2020

Chief Justice Appoints Members to Work Group on Homelessness

The new work group will study how laws, court services, technology, and judicial branch property can be used to help people experiencing homelessness or facing the possibility of losing their homes.

Oct 27, 2020

New Judicial Fellows Learn About Court System

The Judical Council and seven courts host graduate students for a 10-month, full-time fellowship to learn about judicial administration, law, and policy.

California Courts Newsroom

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.

Application