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Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller, based in Sacramento, covers the state legislature and emerging industries, including autonomous vehicles and marijuana. She authors the weekly cannabis newsletter Higher Law. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @CapitalAccounts

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November 14, 2023 | The Recorder

California Bar Leaders to Vote on AI Guidance for Attorneys This Week

Proposed AI guidelines say attorneys who don't fully understand the generative AI technology risk possible professional discipline.

By Cheryl Miller

3 minute read

November 13, 2023 | The Recorder

Here's Who Passed California's July 2023 Bar Exam

The 51.5% of applicants who passed the exam represent a wide range of personal, professional and geographic backgrounds.

By Cheryl Miller

2 minute read

November 10, 2023 | The Recorder

California Bar to Consider Exam Alternative Widely Opposed by Lawyers

California's state bar heard from more than 2,800 commentors on a proposal to allow some law school graduates to obtain their law licenses without taking the traditional bar exam. Seventy-one percent of those commentors don't like the idea.

By Cheryl Miller

4 minute read

November 09, 2023 | The Recorder

Pass Rate on California's July Bar Exam Dips Slightly to 51.5%

The success rate for those taking the exam for the first time in July was 64.8%. That figure dropped to 24.1% for applicants repeating the test.

By Cheryl Miller

2 minute read

November 09, 2023 | Law.com

Ohio Cannabis / California Contract Suit / Georgia Delta-8 Ruling / Labor Union Rejected

Ohio voters approved recreational-use cannabis this week. But will the Ohio Legislature have the final say?

By Cheryl Miller

10 minute read

November 08, 2023 | The Recorder

California Supreme Court Weighs Power to Strike 'Unmanageable' PAGA Claims

During oral arguments, justices appeared uneasy with the idea of barring trial courts from striking unwieldy claims brought under the Private Attorneys General Act.

By Cheryl Miller

4 minute read

November 08, 2023 | The Recorder

Appellate Court Affirms $90M Verdict in Hotel Guest's Brain Injury Case

A hotel worker performing a welfare check failed to find a guest who had collapsed in her room. Her husband found her seven hours later suffering from a catastrophic brain injury.

By Cheryl Miller

4 minute read

November 07, 2023 | The Recorder

After Lengthy Wait, Kato Confirmed to US District Court for Central California

U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenly Kiya Kato, nominated by President Joe Biden in December 2021, will become the first Japanese-American woman to serve as a judge on California's Central District court.

By Cheryl Miller

3 minute read

November 03, 2023 | The Recorder

On Final Day of Calif. Bar Court Trial, Eastman Blames Trump Foes for Charges

"But for my affiliation with former President Trump, I don't think we'd be here," John Eastman told a State Bar Court judge on Friday.

By Cheryl Miller

5 minute read

November 02, 2023 | The Recorder

California Bar Court Judge Preliminarily Finds Eastman Culpable

The preliminary finding does not mean Yvette Roland has decided John Eastman committed professional misconduct. But it does put the conservative attorney a step closer to possible disbarment.

By Cheryl Miller

3 minute read