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Bench’s Diversity Continues Slow, but Steady, Increase

March 02, 2017 | Met News
The California state bench last year continued its slow, but steady, growth in diversity, continuing a trend that has existed throughout the 11 years that collection and reporting of data on the subject has been required by statute, the Judicial Council reported yesterday.
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Chief justice orders study of passing score on bar exam

March 02, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has directed the State Bar to conduct a "thorough and expedited" study of whether the score required to pass the bar exam is appropriate.

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2017 State of the Judiciary
Video with transcript of the Chief Justice's 2017 State of the Judiciary presented on Mar 27, 2017.
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