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State Bar Could Split in Two by 2019

April 04, 2016 | The Recorder
A State Bar leader said Monday that he and others will ask the chief justice and legislators to split the lawyer-oversight agency into a board focused on admissions and discipline and a nonprofit that would effectively serve as a trade association for attorneys.
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Judicial Profile: Michael S. Lief

April 05, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Though only on the criminal bench a year, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Michael S. Lief is already well-known for making up his own mind and creating sentencing solutions that bridge gaps in the law.
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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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