Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
Hundreds of new laws went into effect Jan. 1, including many that will protect the public and improve access to justice for all Californians.
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.
A convening of educators and jurists focused on lowering student suspension rates and chronic absenteeism in rural communities.
In a commentary, Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar reflects on growing up in the Imperial Valley and progress achieved through the Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court Initiative.
A Q&A with Judge Donna Groman, a 2018 Distinguished Service Award recipient, who overcame a tough childhood to become an advocate for California's at-risk youth.
Juvenile courts in California are uniquely responsible for the treatment and rehabilitation of young offenders. But increasingly, courts and schools are recognizing the value of keeping students in classrooms and out of the court system altogether.
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.
Court also appoints members to Committee of Bar Examiners, which oversees development and administration of the Bar Exam and accredits state law schools.
SACRAMENTO—An informational hearing on September 30 in Sacramento will focus on the dangers of chronic student absenteeism and strategies for keeping kids in school.