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About the Court

What You Will Find Here

The California Supreme Court was established in 1849. In this section you can explore the Court's evolution and better understand the structure, scope, people, processes and history of the Court.
 

You'll find bios of the Chief and Associate Justices, and career and internship information as well. Additional educational resources will be added in 2022.


  What You Will Find Here
  • JUSTICES OF THE COURT

    Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye

    The 28th Chief Justice of the State of California. She was sworn into office on January 3, 2011, and is the first Asian-Filipina American and the second woman to serve as the state’s Chief Justice.

  • COURT COMMITTEES & PROGRAMS

    Court Committees help inform policies and procedures of the Court and Judicial Branch

    Current Supreme Court Committees include the Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics and the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.

  • THE COURT AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

    Learn about the history of the Court and it's role within the California Judicial Branch

    The Supreme Court of California was founded in 1849. As California grew in population and the legal system in complexity, the Court changed with it.

  • COURT LOCATIONS AND CONTACTS

    Court locations include the San Francisco headquarters as well as Sacramento and Los Angeles

    Address, hours and phone numbers are included.

  • CAREERS

    Learn more about working for the Court

    Explore employment opportunities with the Court.

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