Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
Counsel will appear remotely and courtroom seating for the press will be strictly limited to achieve appropriate distancing. The public will continue to have access to argument via live-streaming.
The Supreme Court of California will begin live webcasting of its early-May three-day oral argument calendar session in San Francisco, beginning May 3. The decision to webcast the court's oral argument calendar sessions was announced by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye in her 2016 State of the Judiciary Address to a joint session of the California Legislature in March.
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.
KRON4 journalist Pam Moore takes a look at the Chief Justice's tenure leading California's judicial branch.
A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year.
The Supreme Court of California released this statement following the State Bar's notification of disclosure of part of the July California Bar Examination.