the Board of Governors voted to submit an amicus brief to seek reversal of the federal district court decision in Seifert [sic] v. Alexander, 08-CV-126.
see Proposed ethics rule for prosecutors gets nod from State Bar Board of Governors
The BOG also voted to
Return for further study proposed changes to the State Bar bylaws.
Those being “the Doug Kammer, Steve Levine memorial position”, see State Bar leaders look at election changes
How about changing dates so the dues statements and election ballots are mailed together?
Update: BOG to file brief in Siefert case, by Jack Zemlicka, Wisconsin Law Journal, May 8, 2009
Update: Proposed revisions spark debate, by Jack Zemlicka, Wisconsin Law Journal, May 7, 2009
The bylaw addition states that an officer who takes an adverse position to that of the State Bar in a “legislative, judicial, quasi-legislative or quasi-judicial” forum can be subject to removal from office by a vote of two-thirds of the members of the Board of Governors.