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Word of the Day

23 Mar 2018 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 24, 2018 is:

vanward • \VAN-werd\  • adjective

: located in the vanguard : advanced


"[Joint venturing] opportunities now exist for vanward companies in a variety of industries, especially o...

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24 May 2018 at 8:00am
Judicial Council meeting will be held in Sacramento.

Chief Justice calls for Civil Justice Reform Initiative
20 Mar 2018 at 9:57am
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Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students
by Merrill Balassone
12 Mar 2018 at 12:00am
The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Seven (Los Angeles) will host its educat...

Updated Ethics Guide for California Judges
9 Mar 2018 at 10:00am
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9 Mar 2018 at 9:14am
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Millions of Californians Without Lawyers Find Help in the Courts
by Merrill Balassone
7 Mar 2018 at 12:00am
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expa...

Survey: California Bench Continues to Grow More Diverse
6 Mar 2018 at 10:58am
Women now represent 35 percent of superior court judges, compared to 27 percent in 2006, continui...

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Committee Issues Disclosure Advice for State Bar Court Review Department Judges
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27 Feb 2018 at 11:01am
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23 Feb 2018 at 10:00am
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23 Feb 2018 at 9:00am
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Tears rolled down Emma Gonzalez?s face as she stood in silence.

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23 Mar 2018 at 3:40pm

The Trump administration on Friday announced a new regulation that would outlaw ?bump stocks,? th...

John Bolton's take-no-prisoners style may prove problematic in the White House
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23 Mar 2018 at 11:45am

John Bolton, President Trump?s new national security advisor, has a take-no-prisoners approach th...

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23 Mar 2018 at 10:10am

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U.S. accuses Iran of long scheme to hack into U.S. universities, governments
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23 Mar 2018 at 9:40am

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22 Mar 2018 at 9:50pm

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22 Mar 2018 at 5:15pm

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22 Mar 2018 at 5:05pm

The serial bomber who terrorized the Texas capital for three weeks is dead, but many on the city?...

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