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<br /> AUGUST 8, 2011 · VOL. 27 · NO. 19 · $9.00<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> Consulting Firm Releases Poll Results Regarding State Bar<br /> by ANGELA MORRIS<br /> amorris@alm.com<br /> On July 14, a political consulting firm reported the<br /> results of an online survey about “structural and func-<br /> tional issues” at the State Bar of Texas.<br /> In the email survey, a majority of the 2,976 responding<br /> lawyers said “yes” when asked if the Bar should obtain<br /> members' permission to spend money on referendums;<br /> whether the Bar should allow proponents and opponents<br /> of referendums to participate in public hearings and<br /> webinars; and whether the Bar should email notices of<br /> Texas law schools' continuing legal education to lawyers.<br /> Respondents were split when asked if Bar membership<br /> should be voluntary instead of mandatory.<br /> The sur<a title="Texas Lawyer, August 8, 2011 page 1" 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