State Bar Board of Trustees Approves Several Oversight and Accountability Reforms
Supreme Court Directs State Bar Court on Notices for Attorney Suspensions
State Bar Releases Reports Detailing Past Handling of Girardi Complaints
At its meeting on May 18 and 19, the State Bar of California Board of Trustees approved two alternatives for California Supreme Court consideration of a new Rule of Professional Conduct that would require attorneys to report misconduct by other attorneys.
Today the State Bar announced that 1,224 (32.5 percent of applicants) passed the February 2023 California General Bar Exam, and 205 (56.9 percent of applicants) passed the Attorneys’ Exam.
Did you know? Criminal prosecutors have special responsibilities due to their unique and overarching duty to seek justice. This responsibility carries with it specific duties as defined in Rule of Professional Conduct 3.8 to see that the defendant is accorded procedural justice, that guilt is decided upon the basis of sufficient evidence, and that special precautions are taken to prevent and to rectify the conviction of innocent persons.
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