Cal State Bar Prepares to Implement Historic Reforms Following Gov. Brown Signature on the Agency’s Annual Fee Bill

State Bar of California News Release For Immediate Release: Oct. 2, 2017 State Bar Prepares to Implement Historic Reforms Following Gov. Brown Signature on the Agency’s Annual Fee Bill On October 2, 2017, Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 36 into

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The fight resumes for lawyer regulation reform in Arizona.

The fight to reform lawyer regulation in Arizona resumes. HB2300 and HB2295 were introduced last Friday by Rep. Anthony Kern. HB2300 is the pure voluntary bar bill. It establishes that lawyers are not required to be a member of any

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Some history about mandatory bars, including Arizona’s.

If you read the history of the so-called integrated bar movement, it was driven not solely by high-minded aspirations for professionalism but by a fixation on assuring reliable revenues sufficient to run a professional trade association. The only way to

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