Keeping Track of American Law Societies and State Bars

American attorneys are regulated at the state level. State Bar membership is mandatory in some jurisdictions and voluntary in others. Regulation of the legal profession is carried out through a state regulatory agency, a discipline commission, or a discipline committee. In many states, lawyer discipline is the responsibility of the state’s court system rather than the bar association.

When thinking of American bar associations and disciplinary bodies, there’s a lot to keep track of. American attorneys are regulated at the state level. State Bar membership is mandatory in some jurisdictions and voluntary in others. Regulation of the legal profession is carried out through a state regulatory agency, a discipline commission, or a discipline committee. In many states, lawyer discipline is the responsibility of the state’s court system rather than the bar association.

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Online Orientation: Your Intro to the Great Library

Attention Ontario licensing candidates! Over the next few weeks, the Great Library will be running a series of Zoom sessions to introduce you to our library’s resources and services.

Attention Ontario licensing candidates! Over the next few weeks, the Great Library will be running a series of Zoom sessions to introduce you to our library’s resources and services.

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House of Bills: A Monthly Update of Ontario Bills

After their summer break, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario was officially back in session as of September 14, 2020. We thought we would provide a recap of the bills that have passed through the Legislature one month into the winter session.

After their summer break, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario was officially back in session as of September 14, 2020. We thought we would provide a recap of the bills that have passed through the Legislature one month into the winter session.

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