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State Bar says re-fingerprinting attorneys will cost more than $9M

July 12, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The State Bar estimates it will cost at least $9.3 million to re-fingerprint the roughly 190,000 active attorneys in California, an initiative that would enable the agency to be notified when those lawyers are arrested or convicted.

Opinion: Antitrust and the State Bar of California

July 12, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Into this private takeover malaise enters the most important U.S. Supreme Court decision in the antitrust/regulatory area of law: the 2015, 6-3, holding in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC. It is not narrow, but announces its holding in explicitly broad terms.

Judicial Profile: Judge Michael B. Sheltzer

July 12, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) “I saw really bad lawyering, and I said, ‘You know something, I can do at least as bad as that,’” said Sheltzer, now supervising judge in Tulare County’s South County Justice Center, a new $93 million facility that is unlike anything in surrounding rural Porterville.
Related: Superior Court of Tulare County

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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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