I am not required to report arrests, so why is the State Bar able to receive arrest information?
The criminal record information provided by the DOJ and FBI includes arrest and conviction records. The DOJ does not have a policy to limit criminal record information to only include convictions.
*The fingerprinting deadline falls on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please note that Active attorneys who still have not complied by day’s end on Monday, December 2, 2019, will be enrolled as Involuntarily Inactive effective December 3, 2019
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