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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.505. Judicial robes

(a) Color and length

The judicial robe required by Government Code section 68110 must be black, must extend in front and back from the collar and shoulders to below the knees, and must have sleeves to the wrists.

(Subd (a) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (e) effective September 24, 1959; relettered as subd (d) effective July 1, 1963; amended as an unlettered subd effective January 1, 2003.)

(b) Style

The judicial robe must conform to the style customarily worn in courts in the United States.

(Subd (b) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (e) effective September 24, 1959; relettered as subd (d) effective July 1, 1963; amended as an unlettered subd effective January 1, 2003.)

Rule 10.505 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 249 effective January 1, 1949; previously amended effective September 24, 1959, and July 1, 1963; amended and renumbered as rule 299 effective January 1, 2003.

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