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Powerful lawmaker urges lower passing score on bar exam

August 29, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A powerful state lawmaker has recommended the passing score on the California bar exam temporarily be lowered from 144 to about 139, a figure some law school officials have also advocated.

Solano County Parole Reentry Court takes different approach in helping parolees

August 28, 2017 | The Reporter
On Monday, Sarna, who precisely boasted seven months and eight days of sobriety, was celebrated as the first-ever graduate of the Solano County Parole Reentry Court’s program — a recently developed court program that strives to provide parolees resources for rehabilitation without incarceration.

California Courts on Twitter


A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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