Submitted to electors by referendum. Adds Section 164 to Penal Code. Prohibits unlicensed person from practicing law, appearing as attorney for another before judicial body, making it a business to render legal services, or advertising as lawyer or to furnish legal advice; declares section shall not prevent any person from preparing ordinary business agreements and conveyances, insuring titles, holding escrows, or advising relative thereto, nor apply to benevolent, charitable or legal aid organizations, or non-profit organizations dealing with affairs of their members or embarrassed debtors, nor to proceedings in justices’ or police courts.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 197905; A: 26.3; N: 555522; B: 73.7
Maurice E. Harrison, Dean of Hastings College of the Law
Sylvester L. Weaver, Los Angeles, California
REGULATING PRACTICE OF LAW California Proposition 24 (1922).