On May 16, 2012, the Supreme Court issued an order directing the Committee of Bar Examiners to show cause why the court should grant the committee's motion to admit Sergio C. Garcia to the State Bar as a licensed attorney. This case concerns whether an undocumented immigrant who has graduated from law school and passed the California bar examination may be admitted to the California Bar or whether such admission is precluded by any federal statute or for any other reason.
News release: Supreme Court to Decide Bar Entrance for Undocumented Immigrant, May 16, 2012
In addition to briefs filed by the Committee of Bar Examiners and Garcia, the Supreme Court invited others to file amicus curiae briefs either in support of or in opposition to the motion to admit Garcia to the State Bar. Briefs and other filings
Supreme Court to Hear Redistricting Case on Expedited Basis, Dec 9 2010
Supreme Court to Hear Redistricting Case at Special Session on Jan. 10, 2012
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San Francisco - The California Supreme Court unanimously voted to decide a question of state law in Proposition 8 case pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Perry v. Brown (Hollingsworth) S189476 (9th Cir. No. 10-16696).
In re Marriage Cases, (S147999)
Opinion - May 15, 2008
Oral Arguments were heard on March 4, 2008
Order and News Release re: Denial of Rehearing and Stay
(Posted: June 4, 2008)
California Supreme Court Rules in Marriage Cases
(Posted: May 15, 2008)
Media Advisory: State Supreme Court Provides Online Briefs in Marriage Cases
(Posted: Feb 11, 2008)
Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Marriage Cases on March 4, 2008
(Posted: Feb 6, 2008)
Briefs filed in the case, organized by lead party.
Docket, disposition, parties and attorneys, and lower court information.
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