The State Bar of California publishes the California Bar Journal to update the public about public protection activities, projects and
initiatives underway at the agency.
The 2017 Governance in the Public Interest Task Force submitted a report to the governor, the Legislature and the California Supreme Court May 15 outlining recommendations for improvements to the State Bar.
The 2016 Annual Discipline Report was delivered April 27 to the governor, the Legislature and the Supreme Court.
The California Supreme Court in May granted honorary posthumous admission to the State Bar for Sei Fujii, a Japanese-American who earned a law degree from USC School of Law but was barred from becoming a lawyer due to discriminatory exclusion laws that have since been overturned.
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