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LEGAL PRACTICE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends Constitution to add a declaration that initiative will abolish the American Bar Association and State Bar. Declares abolished specified practices by lawyers and judges, including: judge trying two cases at once; lawyers settling malpractice cases out of court; courts trying cases without evidence; lawyers trying cases instead of judges; and lawyers concealing other lawyers unethical wrongdoing. Declares law schools are obliged to issue licenses to practice law to graduates. Declares incompetent attorneys shall have their licenses removed and shall pay all damages caused to clients. Contains other provisions. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure is so poorly drafted these officers are unable to estimate its fiscal impact.
Sally Acosta, 723 N. Ave. 54, Los Angeles, California 90042
Failed to Qualify
Legal Practice. California Initiative 447 (1988).