Thousands more law school graduates with qualifying prior bar exam scores will be able to work as fully licensed attorneys after completing supervised practice hours.
Appointments by the California Supreme Court are expected by the end of the year.
The program will continue until June 1, 2022 unless extended by the court.
Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
The California Supreme Court on Thursday announced it will permanently lower the passing score for the California Bar Exam and released plans for an October test administered online.
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
The California Supreme Court ordered the July California Bar Exam be postponed to Sept. 9-10, and directed the State Bar to make every effort to administer the test online with remote or electronic proctoring.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday released a final report from its investigation into the disclosure of the exam topics for the July 2019 Bar exam.
The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners.
Court publishes amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1.
Webcasts of the court’s oral arguments have been accessed more than 44,000 times since it began streaming them last year.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California has published its eFiling rules that will support the launch on Monday July 10, 2017 of its electronic filing system. The court has adopted a phased approach to the system’s implementation, which will initially be voluntary for filers, but become mandatory on September 1, and reduces the related number of paper copies required to two.