Bad News for Bad Lawyers

Getting bad lawyers out of the legal profession isn't cheap. Just ask State Bar of California officials who have calculated that policing their own puts the agency in a financial hole to the tune of about $600,000 a year.

But that might be changing soon as agency leaders push aggressive new measures that could force errant attorneys to pay a substantial portion of the costs of their own prosecution in State Bar Court.

Details on this controversial proposal are here from The Recorder via