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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Response Information

The Supreme Court continues to follow guidance provided by federal, state, and local health authorities to limit the spread of COVID-19. In response to the coronavirus situation, the court has adopted expanded e-filing rules for litigants. Starting in November, the court will return to in-person oral argument with an option for counsel to appear remotely.

Pending Issues Summary

Public information about upcoming court cases

These case summaries are made available to inform the public of the general subject matter in cases that the Supreme Court has accepted for review. The statement of the issue or issues in each case set out below does not necessarily reflect the views of the court, or define the specific issues that will be addressed by the court.               

California Rules of Court, rule 8.516, governs the issues to be briefed, argued, and decided in review-granted matters.  The court may decide any issues that are raised or fairly included in the petition or answer, but need not address every issue that the parties raise.  (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.516(b)(1), (3).)  The court may also specify the issues to be briefed, argued, and decided.  (Id., rule 8.516(a), (b)(2).) 

Pending Issues: Civil (last updated 1/27/23)
Pending Issues: Criminal(last updated 1/27/23)

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