SAN FRANCISCO–The Supreme Court of California today filed an order approving the first comprehensive amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California in twenty-nine years. The court approved forty-two rules as modified by the court, twenty-seven rules as submitted by the State Bar, and denied approval of one rule.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California today announced the appointments of four new members and the new chair and vice chair on the committee that assists the court in soliciting and evaluating potential appointees to the State Bar Board of Trustees. The committee will be chaired by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Fujie, formerly the committee’s vice chair.
Although the current pass score of 1440 will not be adjusted at this time, the court will consider any appropriate recommendation to revisit the pass score in the next review cycle, or sooner if the court so directs. (See Cal. Rules of Ct., rule 9.6(b), eff. Jan. 1, 2018.)
The full text of the order contains a preamble, the order, and reads: PREAMBLE The court has reviewed the request of the State Bar of California for a special regulatory assessment, filed September 30, 2016; the supplemental submission...
SAN FRANCISCO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, issued an order appointing Associate Justice Elwood Lui of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division One, as a special master for In re Attorney Discipline System, S237081.
The Supreme Court of California announced today that it is seeking public comment on whether to add a new rule of court providing that certain applicant and examination information may continue to be released by the State Bar of California. Comments should be submitted by Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today issued an order inviting any person or entity wishing to comment on the State Bar’s Request to submit an amicus curiae letter to the court by Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, acting on behalf of the state Supreme Court, today directed State Bar President David J. Pasternak and Executive Director Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker to submit a funding request to the Supreme Court.