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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.14. Litigation Management Committee

The Litigation Management Committee oversees litigation and claims against trial court judges, appellate court justices, the Judicial Council, the Administrative Office of the Courts, the trial and appellate courts, and the employees of those bodies in which the likely monetary exposure is $100,000 or more or that raise issues of significance to the judicial branch by:

(1)Reviewing and approving any proposed settlement, stipulated judgment, or offer of judgment; and

(2)Consulting with the Administrative Director or General Counsel, on request, regarding important strategy issues.

(Subd (a) amended effective August 14, 2009; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, January 1, 2007, and December 9, 2008.)

(b) Recommendations

The committee makes recommendations to the Judicial Council for policies governing the management of litigation involving the courts.

(Subd (b) amended effective August 14, 2009.)

(c) Strategic decisions

The committee resolves written objections described in rule 10.202(d) presented by the Office of the General Counsel.

(Subd (c) amended effective August 14, 2009; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, and January 1, 2007.)

Rule 10.14 amended effective August 14, 2009; adopted as rule 6.14 effective January 1, 2001; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2003, and December 9, 2008.

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