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US COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT – HABEAS LAW TRAINING

Posted September 17th, 2016
Please save the date and plan to join us for our upcoming program designed specifically for those who practice habeas law before the Ninth Circuit. The presenters will be Judges and staff from the Court of Appeals and experienced habeas practitioners from the private sector, the Federal Public Defender and the California Attorney General’s Office,…
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT – JUDICIAL CONFERENCE APPROVES PRISIONER CASE FILING AND JUDGE ASSISTANCE PILOT PROGRAMS

Posted September 17th, 2016
Two pilot programs – one that will allow pro se prisoners to file certain federal court documents electronically from a kiosk in a prison and a second that will provide judicial assistance to select district courts with unusually high civil caseloads – were approved today by the Judicial Conference at its biannual meeting in Washington,…
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SUPREME COURT – DIRECTS STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA TO SUBMIT REQUEST FOR INTERIM FUNDING

Posted September 17th, 2016
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today directed State Bar President David J. Pasternak and Executive Director Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker to submit a funding request to the Supreme Court by September 30, 2016. (see Case number: S237081). See full article at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/letter_state_bar_of_california_S237081.pdf


SUPREME COURT – JOREGE E. NAVAREETE APPOINTED FIRST LATINO COURT ADMINISTRATOR AND CLERK FO THE SUPREME COURT

Posted September 17th, 2016
San Francisco—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced, on behalf of the Supreme Court of California, the appointment of Mr. Jorge E. Navarrete, the court’s current Assistant Clerk Administrator, as the twenty-seventh Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court. The appointment will take effect Saturday, October 1, 2016. “I am delighted to announce the…
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4TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL – ASSOCIATE JUSTICE ALEX C. McDONALD

Posted September 17th, 2016
The Fourth District Court of Appeal is mourning the loss of Associate Justice Alex C. McDonald who passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Justice McDonald served on the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, for 21 years. http://www.courts.ca.gov/4dca.htm


3RD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL – MEDIATION PROGRAM

Posted September 17th, 2016
The Mediation Program for the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, isaccepting nominations for the annual Anne K. Meline Service Award. The deadline to submit nominations is October 1, 2016. http://www.courts.ca.gov/3dca.htm


VENTURA – NOTICE OF HOURS FOR SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS

Posted September 17th, 2016
Effective September 6, 2016 – All documents received by the court for filing between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, regardless of the method of delivery (including fax filing in Civil, Probate and Family Law), will be deemed filed that same court day, subject to the document’s compliance with applicable standards. All documents received by the…
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SANTA BARBARA – ADOPTING FORM FOR OPTION USE IN CRIMINAL CASES

Posted September 17th, 2016
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Superior Court, County of Santa Barbara intends to adopt the following forms for optional use in criminal cases: SC-3086 – Addendum to Felony Plea Form with Explanation and Waiver of Rights Pursuant to CRC 10.613(g)(3)(b), the court has posted the proposed optional use form which will go into effect on…
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SAN JOAQUIN – VETERANS TREATMENT COURT

Posted September 17th, 2016
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin Superior Court is pleased to announce that the San Joaquin Veterans Treatment Court presided over by Judge Barbara A. Kronlund will celebrate its second graduating class on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 9 a.m. in Department 42 of the Stockton Courthouse located at 222 E. Weber Avenue, Stockton, California. San…
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