Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
Since the COVID-19 state of emergency issued in mid-March, courts around the state have been holding more court hearings remotely. Now courts are looking for ways to expand remote technology to support community engagement.
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.
Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco joined forces this year to log hundreds of hours of volunteer legal work.
Six appointments were confirmed to the First and Second Appellate Districts.
Appointments were confirmed to the First, Third and Fourth Appellate Districts.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday expanded mandatory electronic filing of all documents, including briefs, for review by the court.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed Teri L. Jackson to the First District Court of Appeal.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider the appointment of Judge Teri L. Jackson to the First Appellate District on Jan. 21.
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.