As California’s Legislature wrapped up its work for the year last week, a bill with huge implications for the state judiciary slipped quietly through both chambers with no debate or dissent

SB 241, if signed by the governor as expected, will allow courts to hold civil proceedings remotely. Under the new law, at least some litigants, witnesses, judges, lawyers and even jurors will be able to voluntarily appear in a case by video.

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