A class action suit against the California State Bar due to a failure to protect confidential attorney investigation information was partially dismissed April 3.
Confidential documents from bar investigations were posted publicly by the judicial records site judyrecords until February 2022, when the site operator temporarily closed down the website after hearing that 322,525 of his hosted documents were confidential.
Follow Our Courts has reached out to the plaintiff’s lawyers for comment. The State Bar declined to comment on the case.
The presiding judge found that the federal antitrust claims fail because the State Bar is immune to antitrust law.