Stephen Glass


Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
January 27, 2014

Stephen Glass, a former journalist whose career came crashing down after he was found to be a serial fabricator, has had his quest for a law license stymied by the California Supreme Court.

Glass in his 20s wrote acclaimed stories for The New Republic and Rolling Stone, repeatedly concocting events in more than 40 articles during the late 1990s.

A person must be of good moral character to practice law in the state. After a state bar court hearing four years ago, Glass presented several character witnesses and introduced evidence regarding a lengthy course of psychotherapy along with his own testimony and other evidence.

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