Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Judicial and Attorney Oversight

Programs targeted to license and regulate attorneys in the Commonwealth and act as a monitor of the judicial system.


Bar Examination and Compliance For the purpose of evaluating candidates for admission to the Massachusetts bar and ensuring that all law practitioners in Massachusetts adhere to strict rules and standards; activities include development and administration of the bar exam, review of the results, and evaluation of candidates for admission to the bar.
Judicial Conduct For the purpose of ensuring responsible and ethical delivery of judicial services by preserving both judicial independence and public accountability; activities include investigation of complaints of judicial misconduct and disability that prevent judges from properly performing their judicial duties.

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