E-Filing & Procedures
What You Will Find Here
Cases brought before the Supreme Court are governed by a series of rules and procedures that are updated from time to time. In this section you’ll find FAQs, standing orders and other administrative guidance for attorneys, litigants and other interested stakeholders.
ADMINISTRATIVE & STANDING ORDERS
Review the Court's most recent updates
The court provides a timely list of the administrative and standing orders of most current interest to attorneys and other stakeholders.
Review the Court's guidance for electronic filing
Electronic filing is the filing of an electronic document in lieu of a paper original.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Get the answers to frequent questions
The Court provides a robust FAQ page with guidance on how cases are brought to the court, who gets to argue them, and the logistics of how and when decisions are issued.
REPRESENTATION OF DEATH PENALTY INMATES
Attorney recruitment for direct appeals
The California Supreme Court is seeking qualified lawyers to represent indigent persons who have been sentenced to death in their direct appeal to the Supreme Court.