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The California State Bar is not required to engage in the significant work of anonymizing data from its bar admissions database that would be needed to release that information to the public while still protecting individual applicants' privacy, a state appellate court ruled August 23 (Sander v. State Bar of California).
The amount and type of work needed to ensure an appropriate level of anonymity would constitute the creation of new records, the court held, a duty not imposed by California's Public Records . . .
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