The budget cuts $200 million from the state court system, though $150 million could be restored if the federal government sends additional aid by the fall.
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.
Administrative Presiding Justice Judith McConnell today announced the appointment of Marsha Amin as the new Managing Attorney of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One.
On Dec 21, Joshua P. Groban was confirmed to the California Supreme Court, and sworn-in on Jan 3. He begins hearing arguments on Jan 8, 2019.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced the appointment of Neil Gupta as principal attorney to the Chief Justice.
The California Supreme Court today appointed Justice William S. Dato, of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.
The court will host an e-filing webinar next month to help attorneys and the public use the new system.
Court publishes amended rules, FAQs for mandatory electronic filing beginning September 1.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday expanded mandatory electronic filing of all documents, including briefs, for review by the court.
The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners.