News Releases - 2008

Dec 26 2008 Chief Justice Names Judge Sharon Waters to Judicial Council of California (NR #71-08)
Dec 23 2008 Supreme Court Denies Review in Sturgeon v. County of Los Angeles (MA #50-08)
Dec 22 2008 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Issues New Order in Proposition 8 Cases (MA #49-08)
Dec 11 2008 Media Advisory: Statewide Conference on Juvenile Justice Opens Today in San Francisco (MA #48-08)
Dec 09 2008 Judicial Council Votes on Legislative Priorities to Improve Access to Justice (NR #70-08)
Dec 05 2008 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Records (NR #69-08)
Dec 03 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday, December 9 (MA #47-08)
Nov 26 2008 New Civil Fee and Traffic Fine Structure to Take Effect (NR #68-08)
Nov 25 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students (MA #46-08)
Nov 20 2008 Supreme Court Issues Orders in Proposition 8 Cases (NR #67-08)
Nov 19 2008 California Supreme Court Takes Action on Proposition 8 (NR #66-08)
Nov 18 2008 Tribute to Memory of Justice Thomas Harris, of Fifth Appellate District (NR #65-08)
Nov 17 2008 Courts of Appeal Preserve History Through Voices of Retired Justices (NR #64-08)
Nov 13 2008 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Records (NR #63-08)
Nov 12 2008 Administrative Office of the Courts Awarded $1 Million to Develop an Electronic Citation Tracking System (NR #62-08)
Oct 31 2008 California Courts Declare November as Court Adoption and Permanency Month (NR #61-08)
Oct 31 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal Holds Oral Argument at University of La Verne College of Law (MA #43-08)
Oct 29 2008 Judicial Council Releases Annual Court Statistics Report (NR #60-08)
Oct 28 2008 Court of Appeal Holds Special Session for Imperial County High School Students (NR #59-08)
Oct 24 2008 Judicial Council Approves Court Construction for Trial Courts (NR #58-08)
Oct 21 2008 Media Advisory: Second Appellate District Holds Session in Santa Barbara This Week (MA #42-08)
Oct 20 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting in San Francisco on Friday, October 24 (MA #41-08)
Oct 16 2008 Judge Francisco Firmat Receives 2008 Aranda Access to Justice Award (NR #57-08)
Oct 16 2008 Santa Clara Judge Receives Chief Justice's Leadership Award (NR #56-08)
Oct 15 2008 Judicial Council Presents Top Honors to Court Leaders (NR #55-08)
Oct 10 2008 Judicial Council Takes Action on State Trial Court Budget (NR #54-08)
Oct 09 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Meeting On Trial Court Budgets Tomorrow (MA #40-08)
Oct 02 2008 Media Advisory: California Supreme Court Holds Special Session in Palm Desert Oct. 7-8 (MA #39-08)
Oct 01 2008 Court of Appeal Holds Special Session at Contra Costa County High School (NR #53-08)
Sep 30 2008 Supreme Court Appoints Judge Purcell to State Bar Court (NR #52-08)
Sep 27 2008 Critical Funding Needed for Courthouses, Chief Justice George Tells State Bar (NR #51-08)
Sep 26 2008 Media Advisory: Chief Justice Applauds Governor's Approval of Revenue Bond Bill to Repair California Courthouses (MA #38-08)
Sep 24 2008 Media Advisory: Chief Justice Delivers Annual Judiciary Address at State Bar Meeting (MA #37-08)
Sep 18 2008 Media Advisory: Conference on Supreme Court Set November 14 at UC Berkeley (MA #36-08)
Sep 17 2008 State Supreme Court to Hold Special Outreach Session in Riverside County's Coachella Valley (NR #50-08)
Sep 09 2008 Supreme Court Issues Annual Workload Statistics Report (NR #49-08)
Sep 04 2008 Supreme Court Seeks Comment on Recommendations for New Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (NR #48-08)
Aug 26 2008 Judge Manley Named Recipient of Chief Justice's Leadership Award (NR #47-08)
Aug 25 2008 Judge Firmat Receives 2008 Aranda Access to Justice Award (NR #46-08)
Aug 25 2008 Judicial Council Announces 2008 Winners of Distinguished Service Awards (NR #45-08)
Aug 21 2008 Media Advisory: United Nations Awards Santa Clara Superior Court for Public Service (MA #35-08)
Aug 19 2008 AOC Receives Award for Guide on Self-Represented Litigants (NR #44-08)
Aug 19 2008 Media Advisory: CEQA Scoping Meeting for Proposed New Susanville Courthouse (MA #34-08)
Aug 15 2008 Judicial Council Approves Major Recommendations on Foster Care Reform (NR #43-08)
Aug 15 2008 Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care Issues Sweeping Recommendations for Reform (NR #42-08)
Aug 14 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Meeting Friday in San Francisco (MA #33-08)
Aug 14 2008 Media Advisory: News Conference Tomorrow on State Foster Care Reform (MA #32-08)
Aug 11 2008 Media Advisory: Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care to Release Final Recommendations (MA #31-08)
Aug 07 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Issue ‘Home Schooling’ Opinion Tomorrow (MA #30-08)
Jul 29 2008 Three Superior Courts of California Win 2008 Justice Achievement Award (NR #41-08)
Jul 28 2008 Media Advisory: CEQA Scoping Meeting for Proposed New Stockton Courthouse (MA #29-08)
Jul 25 2008 Memorial Services Planned for Paul M. Li, First Director of CJER (NR #40-08)
Jul 23 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal Hosts Moot Court Competition in Ventura Today (MA #28-08)
Jul 16 2008 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Denies Petition to Remove Marriage initiative from November Ballot (MA #27-08)
Jul 14 2008 Public Forum Today to Focus on Preserving Fair and Impartial Courts (NR #39-08)
Jul 07 2008 Statewide Public Forum Next Week on Preserving Impartial Courts (NR #38-08)
Jun 26 2008 Statewide Youth Court Summit Convenes in Davis Tomorrow (NR #37-08)
Jun 12 2008 Chief Justice Appoints Incoming CJA President to Judicial Council (NR #36-08)
Jun 10 2008 Domestic Violence Task Force to Implement Proposals to Improve Courts (NR # 35-08)
Jun 06 2008 Chief Justice Announces New Judicial Council Members (NR #34-08)
Jun 05 2008 Administrative Office of the Courts Attorney Wins Legal Aid’s Award of Merit (NR #33-08)
Jun 04 2008 Appointments to Court of Appeal Confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments (NR #32-08)
Jun 04 2008 California Supreme Court Denies Rehearing and Stay in Marriage Cases (NR #31-08)
May 29 2008 New Statewide Task Force Appointed to Improve Fairness, Efficiency in California Family Law Cases (NR #30-08)
May 27 2008 Media Advisory: Supreme Court Approves TV Broadcast Of Case Involving Women’s Health Clinic (MA #26-08)
May 27 2008 Supreme Court Appoints New Director of Civil Central Staff (NR #29-08)
May 19 2008 Media Advisory: Commission on Impartial Courts Steering Committee Meets May 20 (MA #25-08)
May 19 2008 Court of Appeal to Hold Oral Argument in San Luis Obispo (NR #28-08)
May 19 2008 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointments to Court Of Appeal (NR #27-08)
May 15 2008 California Supreme Court Rules in Marriage Cases (NR #26-08)
May 14 2008 California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care Holds Public Hearing on Draft Recommendations (NR #25-08)
May 13 2008 Media Advisory: Public Hearing to Focus on Draft Recommendations of California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care (MA #24-08)
May 12 2008 California Courts Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of Juror Appreciation Week (NR #24-08)
May 12 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Outreach Session in New Courthouse May 13 (MA #23-08)
May 12 2008 California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care Holds Public Hearing on Draft Recommendations (NR #23-08)
May 07 2008 Media Advisory: Public Hearing to Focus on Draft Recommendations of California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care (MA #22-08)
May 01 2008 Fourth Appellate District Announces Destruction of Old Court Records (NR #22-08)
Apr 30 2008 Media Advisory: Real DUI Court in Schools Convenes in San Joaquin County on Law Day, May 1 (MA #21-08)
Apr 25 2008 Major Study on Juvenile Delinquency Proposes Reforms in Justice System (NR #21-08)
Apr 25 2008 Judicial Council Votes to Sponsor Legislation on Electronic Discovery (NR #20-08)
Apr 24 2008 Media Advisory: Major Study on Juvenile Delinquency Finds Overburdened Courts, Need for More Youth Services (MA #20-08)
Apr 22 2008 Memorial Gathering for Retired Appellate Court Justice F. Douglas McDaniel (NR #19-08)
Apr 21 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Hold Public Business Meeting in San Francisco (MA #19-08)
Apr 17 2008 California Jury Task Force Receives National Award for Jury Innovation (NR #18-08)
Apr 16 2008 Third Appellate District to Hear Oral Argument in Trinity County (NR #17-08)
Apr 15 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Outreach Session in Riverside on April 22 (MA #18-08)
Apr 08 2008 New Case Management System Makes Strides in California Courts (NR #16-08)
Apr 04 2008 Appointment to Court of Appeal Comfirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments (NR #15-08)
Apr 02 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students (MA #16-08)
Apr 02 2008 Media Advisory: Commission on Judicial Appointments Holds Confirmation Hearing on April 4 (MA #15-08)
Mar 25 2008 Chief Justice George Urges Essential Resources for State’s Judicial Branch (NR #14-08)
Mar 25 2008 Memorial Service Tomorrow for Judge Darrell Stevens, National Drug Court Leader (NR 13-08)
Mar 21 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Outreach Session in Riverside March 27 (MA 14-08)
Mar 21 2008 Media Advisory: Chief Justice Delivers Annual State of the Judiciary Address Next Week (MA 13-08)
Mar 19 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Special Session at University of Southern California (MA 12-08)
Mar 18 2008 Chief Justice George Names Bench Bar Media Steering Committee (NR 12-08)
Mar 14 2008 California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care Releases Draft Recommendations for Public Comment (NR 11-08)
Mar 14 2008 California Courts Celebrate Mediation Week, March 16–22 (NR 10-08)
Feb 29 2008 Media Advisory: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument on California’s Marriage Laws on March 4 (MA 11-08)
Feb 29 2008 Data Issued Today on Race, Ethnicity, And Gender of California Judges (NR 09-08)
Feb 25 2008 Judicial Council Approves Proposals to Encourage Law School Fairness Education (NR 08-08)
Feb 22 2008 Judicial Council Accepts Major Report on Domestic Violence Court Improvements (NR 07-08)
Feb 21 2008 Media Advisory: State Panel on Domestic Violence to Recommend Court Improvements (MA 10-08)
Feb 20 2008 Media Advisory: Commission for Impartial Courts Steering Committee to Meet February 25 (MA 09-08)
Feb 19 2008 First Televised Statewide Real DUI Court Convenes February 21 (NR 06-08)
Feb 15 2008 Media Advisory: New Hollister Courthouse Site Chosen (MA 08-08)
Feb 15 2008 Media Advisory: Judicial Council to Consider Statewide Report on Domestic Violence Cases (MA 07-08)
Feb 11 2008 Media Advisory: State Supreme Court Provides Online Briefs in Marriage Cases (MA 06-08)
Feb 07 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal to Hold Outreach Session in Ontario February 14 (MA 05-08)
Feb 06 2008 Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Marriage Cases on March 4, 2008 (NR 05-08)
Feb 04 2008 Media Advisory: Task Force on Public Information and Education Meets February 8
Feb 01 2008 Live TV Broadcast Approved of Supreme Court Session Next Week (NR 04-08)
Jan 30 2008 Media Advisory: Task Force on Judicial Selection and Retention Meets February 4 (MA 03-08)
Jan 30 2008 Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider Appointments to Court of Appeal (NR 03-08)
Jan 23 2008 Media Advisory: Court of Appeal Reaches Out to LA High School Students (MA 02-08)
Jan 15 2008 Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Records (NR 02-08)
Jan 10 2008 Media Advisory: Chief Justice to Testify on Death Penalty Proposal at January 10 Public Hearing (MA 01-08)
Jan 08 2008 Chief Justice to Testify on Death Penalty Proposal at January 10 Public Hearing (NR 01-08)
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