ANNOUNCEMENTS & LEGAL NEWS

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Calendar of Events

CHEAT SHEET

A quick reference guide to service addresses in the Fourth District, both hard copy and email.  Send service documents to the address listed on the CHEAT SHEET, not to individual attorneys in the office.

CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY MEASURES - May 2021 UPDATE

ADI has prepared a guide to coronavirus emergency measures applicable to Fourth District cases. It includes links to Superior Court, Court of Appeal, California and U.S. Supreme Court, federal court, and other websites related to our cases.

TRUEFILING

Electronic filing through the California courts’ TrueFiling system is mandatory in all three divisions of the Fourth Appellate District and in the California Supreme Court. CCAP guide to bookmarking briefs is here.

Supreme Court’s acceptance of petition for review via TrueFiling constitutes service of the petition on the Court of Appeal under California Rules of Court, rule 8.500(f)(1). The Supreme Court says the Court of Appeal must still be listed on the proof of service. For example, "Court of Appeal (per Supreme Court TrueFiling policy)."

EOT FORMS

News alert: Attorneys are urged to use Judicial Council forms for EOT requests and to fill them out correctly. Have TrueFiling serve the EOT for you. The fee is reimbursable.

ADI CLAIMS PANEL PORTAL

Link to Panel Portal Log-On Page.

COMING EVENTS


The Office of the State Public Defender has organized trainings on the implications of Senate Bill No. 775, which modified Penal Code section 1170.95, as well as further developments in the repackaging of Implied Malice at the D-3 hearings.

Wed, Nov 3, Noon: APPELLATE ATTORNEY TRAINING

Expanded Opportunities to Challenge Murder, Attempted Murder, and Manslaughter Convictions Under SB 1437 and Pen. Code § 1170.95
Sponsored by FDAP 7 OSPD
Registration link: https://www.fdap.org/events/

Fri, November 19, Noon:

Strategies to Counter DA Arguments about Murder After SB 1437
Sponsored by Santa Clara County Independent Defense Counsel Office (IDO) & OSPD
1.5 Hours of MCLE Credit
Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sI-Gba97SDWrX5tujqDh4Q

Fri, December 10, Noon: TRIAL ATTORNEY TRAINING

SB 775 Changes to Pen. Code § 1170.95, Issues In the Trial Courts
Sponsored by OSPD
Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__YeN5T1_TGmedxqH82aefA

See Calendar of Events for details.

LEGAL NEWS

Panel News Alerts

Accomplice Liability for Murder (SB 1437) by Judge Richard Couzens (July 2019)

Senate Bill No. 823, Juvenile Justice Realignment and closure of DJJ - effective September 30, 2020.

Senate Bill No. 92, Juvenile Justice Realignment - effective May 14, 2021. Assembly Bill No. 1869, repeals 23 criminal administrative fees and writes off outstanding debt related to them - effective July 1, 2021.

Assembly Bill No. 1950, reduces length of probationary terms - effective January 1, 2021.

Assembly Bill No. 2542, Racial Justice Act of 2020 - effective January 1, 2021.

Assembly Bill No. 3070, redefines peremptory challenge procedures to eradicate implicit bias - effective January 1, 2022.

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