Decline In Aspiring Lawyers Passing California Bar Exam Prompts Score ResetThe State Bar of California is proposing lowering the minimum score on the most recent licensing exam for attorneys amid an alarmingly low success rate.
California On Track To Become First State To Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense In CourtroomsCalifornia could soon become the first state to ban the "gay panic" defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Hillary Clinton’s ‘Shadow Campaign’ Comes To San FranciscoHillary Clinton appeared Monday at an American Bar Association convention in San Francisco Monday with every indication that a 2016 run for the White House is on the agenda.
Holder Proposes Changes In Criminal Justice System During SF SpeechAttorney General Eric Holder called for scaling back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes and diversion of low-level offenders to drug treatment and community service.
In SF Speech, Supreme Court Justice Says Youth Need More Help To Study LawIn San Francisco Saturday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said the legal community isn't doing enough to attract the country's finest into its ranks.
Town Hall Held on Youth Violence