Must California courts record proceedings?
I have searched CA law, but cannot find code..
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No. Not all court proceedings are recorded or transcribed.
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No. If you wanted a court reporter there you need to order one.
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I know of no rule requiring recording, and there are no longer court reporters inn every courtroom, they need to be hired directly.
If you were late to your own trial and the case was dismissed, I'm not sure what you hope a recording would show. If you think a judge started their docket early, I've never seen that happen once in 36 years.
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