Supreme Court of California

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E-Filing Technical Difficulties

The Court is experiencing technical difficulties with its electronic filing system and has been unable to process filings submitted June 13, 2019. TrueFiling has not been affected and filers should continue to file their documents through TrueFiling as per usual.

California Supreme Court case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day.

Oral Argument Information

The next scheduled oral arguments will be September, 2019.

Of Current Interest

Nominations sought for special masters for the CJP (May 8, 2019)

The Supreme Court seeks nominations, including self-nominations, of qualified justices and judges to serve as special masters for the Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP). Nominations are due June 14, 2019. Nomination form.

Supreme Court Appointment to the CJP (May 1, 2019)

The court has appointed Los Angeles County Judge Lisa B. Lench to the Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP), the independent state agency responsible for investigating complaints of judicial misconduct or incapacity and disciplining judges.

Supreme Court Appointments to the CJEO (May 1, 2019)

The court announced the appointment of Judge Erica Yew, and the reappointment of Justice Marla Miller and Judge Curtis Karnow, to the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO), an independent committee that helps inform the judiciary and the public on judicial ethics topics.

Upcoming TrueFiling Upgrade (Feb 1, 2019)

In the coming months ImageSoft will be updating their TrueFiling service to TrueFiling 3.0. Learn more about these changes regarding the timing, actions required on your part, and upcoming training.

Supreme Court Year in Review 2017-18 (Oct 9, 2018)

The court published a review of its 2017-18 court year (September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018) which highlighted key actions and statistics.


Case Information

The California Appellate Courts Case Information System provides case information for California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases. Case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day.

Representation of Death Penalty Inmates

The California Supreme Court is seeking qualified lawyers to represent indigent persons who have been sentenced to death in their direct appeal to the Supreme Court.  For information regarding applying for an appointment, appointed counsel’s duties, and payment of counsel’s fees and expenses, please use the following link: Representing Death Penalty Inmates.


View the Supreme Court oral argument calendar and the briefs for the cases being argued.

Practices & Procedures

Contact Info

Supreme Court of California
350 McAllister Street
Room 1295
San Francisco, CA 94102-4797

Office of the Clerk
Telephone: 415-865-7000