THE CALIFORNIA BAR JOURNAL

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
July, 1997

Proposed rule may permit
breach of confidentiality

UPDATE

SUPREME COURT TO HEAR STATE BAR'S APPEAL OF MCLE RULING

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THE HIGH COURT VOTED UNANIMOUSLY ON JUNE 5 TO REVIEW THE APPELLATE COURT RULING WHICH STRUCK DOWN THE MCLE PROGRAM
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STORY FOLLOWS ...

NEWS and FEATURES
1997 ELECTION
Presidential candidates to engage
in Q&A forum

Marc Adelman - Pledging to lead based on experience
Peter Kaye - Itemizing a list to reduce bar costs
Pauline Weaver - Setting an agenda far into the future

REGULARS
Bar reproves 2 Simpson attorneys
           By Nancy McCarthy Staff Writer          

After an exhaustive investigation of 10 attorneys involved on both sides of the O.J. Simpson murder trial, one of the former football star's defense lawyers was disciplined by the State Bar last month and another was negotiating a settlement with the bar at press time.

Carl Douglas, an associate of lead attorney Johnnie Cochran, was publicly reproved for misusing his subpoena powers. The bar was attempting to negotiate a public reproval for New York-based Barry Scheck, who is a member of the California bar but participated in part of the trial while on inactive status.
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