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.
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.
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today issued a statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California announced the reappointment of Attorney Mark A. Broughton and the appointment of Attorney Sean M. SeLegue to four-year terms, and the appointment of Attorney Alan K. Steinbrecher to a one-year term, on the State Bar Board of Trustees. The court also appointed Mr. Steinbrecher as chair and Mr. SeLegue as vice chair of the Board of Trustees for one year terms.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday announced it has hired retired Presiding Justice Arthur G. Scotland to spearhead an independent investigation into the partial disclosure related to the July Bar exam.
“The Judicial Council of California and its chair, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, are committed to providing equal access and fairness in our justice system,” said Judge Marla O. Anderson.
Court also appoints members to Committee of Bar Examiners, which oversees development and administration of the Bar Exam and accredits state law schools.
The Supreme Court of California on Tuesday announced appointments to three State Bar of California entities.
Court extends program through December 31, 2022 for both participant cohorts: 2020 law school graduates and those with qualifying prior Bar Exam scores.
The program will continue until June 1, 2022 unless extended by the court.