Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal
Provides slip opinions of the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal since 1850. Each opinion is provided in Word 6.0 and Adobe Acrobat formats.
FindLaw allows registered users to access slip opinions (since October 2000) of the Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal posted on the California courts Web site. Can search by docket number or title or browse through lists sorted by post date and district. Registered users also can search California case law since 1934 by citation, case name, keyword, judge name, attorney name, docket number.
California Courts and Rules
Provides court rules and amendments (including appellate, trial and pre-trial rules), civil jury instructions, electronic filing information, calendar, judicial profiles, overview of the court system, court forms, and links to the Web pages of the California Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal and trial courts. Court rules, conversion tables for old and new rule numbers can be found at www.courtinfo.ca.gov/rules
. Includes links to local court rules; slip opinions of the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal since 1850.
Appellate Courts – Case Information
This Web site, a service of the Judicial Council of California, provides up-to-date information on pending appellate cases. Can search for case information from the six appellate districts by trial or appellate court case number, case caption, attorney or party. Visitors also can access calendar information or sign up for e-mail notices about specific cases.
Civil Jury Instructions
Civil Jury Instructions Resource Center
provides table of contents for the 40 categories of instructions and verdict forms; list of jury instruction titles; complete text of the civil jury instructions and revisions; use examples; court rules regarding use; tables correlating Judicial Court instructions and verdict forms to BAJI instructions; comparison of selected BAJI instructions with the corresponding Judicial Council instruction; user guide; FAQs.
browse forms by group and download. Some forms can be
filled in; others can be downloaded blank.
This list of links provides access to court rules
from a variety of federal and state resources. This
site, a service of the Northern California Association
of Law Libraries, focuses on California courts, but does
provide useful finding tools for locating rules of other
California appellate and trial court rules.
Can find recent slip opinions, minutes of the
court, judicial profiles, weekly summaries of cases accepted for review
and calendar of the court's sessions.
Courts of Appeal
Provides links to the home pages for California's six appellate districts. Each Court of Appeal page features recent opinions, judicial profiles, local rules, form download and court calendars. Some courts offer electronic filing information and description of mediation program.
Links to county trial court home pages where local rules,
other useful information and forms are posted. Also
includes materials for Small Claims Court and a contact
list of trial judges.
California Civil Discovery Lawcalifornia-discovery-law.com/index.htm
Contains California discovery laws; Civil Discovery Act; case law outlines; discovery referee statute, rules, case law outline; referee list; resources on technology applications for civil discovery; links to federal resources.
California Court Constructionwww.courts.ca.gov/rfps.htm
Provides RFPs, RFQs for construction, architecture, engineering, construction management, products and services for courthouses, judicial facilities throughout California and for state’s judicial system. RFP archive provides details on awarded contracts.