Program to strengthen oversight of client trust accounts will launch Jan. 1.
Court extends program through December 31, 2022 for both participant cohorts: 2020 law school graduates and those with qualifying prior Bar Exam scores.
Court also appoints members to Committee of Bar Examiners, which oversees development and administration of the Bar Exam and accredits state law schools.
The program will continue until June 1, 2022 unless extended by the court.
The Supreme Court of California on Tuesday announced appointments to three State Bar of California entities.
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 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.
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.