2018 Court Holidays

Holiday schedule The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays: Holiday 2018 New Year’s Day Monday, Jan 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan 15 Lincoln’s Birthday Monday, February 12 Washington’s Birthday Monday,...
This Month In US Legal History: December Edition

This Month In US Legal History: December Edition

Day-By-Day Walk Through US Legal History: December 1 December 1955 – Rosa Parks was arrested after she refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama to a white man. This action culminated in the year-long Montgomery Bus Boycotts and the eventual...
This Month In US Legal History: November Edition

This Month In US Legal History: November Edition

Day-By-Day Walk Through US Legal History: November 1 November 1765 – The commencement date of the British Stamp Act, which was the first attempt by the British Parliament to impose direct tax duties on the American colonies. The tax was to help pay for soldiers...
This Month In US Legal History: October Edition

This Month In US Legal History: October Edition

Day-By-Day Walk Through US Legal History: October 1 October 1924 – Jimmy Carter is born in Plains, Georgia. He went on to become 36th President of the United States (1977 – 1981) and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center on advancing...
This Month In US Legal History: September Edition

This Month In US Legal History: September Edition

Day-By-Day Walk Through US Legal History: September 1 September 1942 – The detention of Japanese in U.S. wartime internment camps during World War II is upheld by a federal judge in Sacramento, California. 2 September 1945 – Japan formally surrendered, marking the end...