Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, audio and video appearances using Webex will be expanded to all 250 Criminal courtrooms for hearings. Since April, audio and video appearances have been an option in 32 courtrooms across the county for arrestees in custody who consent to appear remotely for arraignment.
Schedule courtroom appearances for Criminal cases in these courthouses:
Airport, Alhambra, Michael D. Antonovich Antelope Valley, Bellflower, Burbank, Central Arraignment Court, Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Compton, Downey, East Los Angeles, El Monte, Glendale, Governor George Deukmejian (Long Beach), Inglewood, Metropolitan, Norwalk, Pasadena, Pomona South, San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Torrance, Van Nuys West, and West Covina.
Webex audio and/or video will be available in each courtroom and such use will be at the judicial officer’s discretion pursuant to Emergency rules 3 and 5 of the California Judicial Council.
Webex links will be provided to the prosecution and defense for use by out-of-custody clients seeking permission to appear remotely. Attorneys from the Public Defender’s Office, the Alternate Public Defender’s Office and private counsel will make the request to the judicial officer to appear via Webex.
Part of the Court’s Here For You | Safe For You plan, the court-wide expansion of audio and video courtroom appearances offers a safe and convenient alternative to in-person appearances.
Information on Here For You | Safe For You can be found here and on Twitter (@LASuperiorCourt).
View the full notice here.
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