The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners.
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 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.
Since April, the state Supreme Court rolled a large screen television into its San Francisco courtroom to conduct oral arguments.
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.
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.
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 livestreaming on the judicial branch website: https://www.courts.ca.gov .
Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
The program will continue until June 1, 2022 unless extended by the court.
Appointments by the California Supreme Court are expected by the end of the year.
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.