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The Supreme Court:
Sharp turn to the right

Conservatives finally got their Court. That is the central message of the Supreme Court's October Term 2006 that concluded on June 29. Since Richard Nixon ran for president in 1968, every Republican president has sought to create a solid conservative voting majority on the Supreme Court.

Anaheim hosts State Bar's
80th Annual Meeting

No longer known as just the home of Disneyland, the city of Anaheim has grown to become the 10th largest in California with 342,000 residents. Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, it boasts some big-time amenities, including a Major League Baseball team, a National Hockey League team that happens to have won the Stanley Cup this year, the Disneyland Resort and the largest Convention Center on the west coast. 

Board adopts civility code
The State Bar Board of Governors adopted a set of voluntary civility guidelines last month that are designed to restrain unprofessional behavior by attorneys.

Bleich elected bar president
San Francisco attorney Jeffrey L. Bleich was elected the 84th president of the State Bar last month. A partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Bleich will succeed Sheldon Sloan and will be sworn in at the bar's Annual Meeting in September.

Five win State Bar board seats
Five attorneys have been chosen to serve three-year terms on the State Bar Board of Governors. The new members of the board, the governing and policymaking body of the more than 210,000-member organization, will be sworn in at the bar's Annual Meeting Sept. 29 in Anaheim.

2006-07 Exhibitor Directory
The businesses and services listed here support the State Bar through various means, most notably as exhibitors at the State Bar's Annual Meeting. Visit them online or via phone to serve your individual needs.

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