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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why Can’t the Bar Create an Internal JQC to Discipline Lawyers who are Judges?

Posted in Legislation

It appears that the big news from the State Bar’s annual meeting is that the Bar will do nothing to encourage voters to oppose the referendum that will gut the Judicial Qualifications Commission. In the wake of the last-minute vote to gut the JQC, its chair, Lester Tate, resigned. Mr. Tate called upon the Bar… Continue Reading

A Radical Fundamentalist By Any Other Name is Still a Radical Fundamentalist

Posted in News

Since the Orlando Night Club shooting, Trump and others have criticized the President for not using the magic words “Radical Islam” in discussion of the news. According to NBC News: When Donald Trump blasted President Obama for failing to make reference to Islam in connection with the Orlando nightclub massacre, the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee… Continue Reading