The state Supreme Court will hear San Francisco’s appeal seeking millions of dollars in parking taxes from lots run by three state university campuses, which have avoided charging customers a 25 percent fee that the city levies on users of all other parking facilities.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye named Rosenberg as chairman of the Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Audits and Financial Accountability for the Judicial Branch. He is one of nine judges to serve on the committee.
The day is divided between a framing panel and two topical panels, one focusing on federalism and environmental law (climate change, specifically) and the other focusing on federalism and immigration law. The Chief Justice of California will deliver the keynote address, and the program concludes with remarks by Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law
To visit someone in a Michigan state prison, you have to fill out an application and send it to the Department of Corrections with a self-addressed envelope. A couple of months after I mailed mine in, they sent me a sheet of paper saying that I was not approved to see either of my two sons, Harvey and Antwan, who are incarcerated.
Amidst arguments that lowering the California bar exam cut score may help diversity in the profession, increase lawyer access for moderate-income residents and have no influence on attorney misconduct findings, the State Bar of California filed a data-heavy brief with the California Supreme Court taking the position that there’s scant evidence for the majority of those claims.
(Subscription required) The California Supreme Court should join the vast majority of other state supreme courts that have adopted reciprocal admission on motion for experienced attorneys from other states. Studies by the State Bar of California have recommended, and the California Legislature has endorsed, this practice.