in the May 17 LATExtra section about the California Supreme Court considering a request by the state bar to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law said that Sergio C. Garcia had passed a written test and a moral examination. It was an oral examination. [
For the Record, 11:32 a.m. PDT May 18:
Because of an editing error, a For the Record item in the May 18 Section A erroneously corrected a May 17 article about an illegal immigrant seeking to become a lawyer. As the article stated, Sergio C. Garcia passed a moral examination; it was not an oral examination.]
Medal of Honor:
An article in the May 17 Section A about the posthumous awarding of the Medal of Honor to Vietnam War veteran Spc. Leslie H. Sabo Jr. referred to his military unit in one instance as Company D. Sabo served in Company B, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
in the May 15 Sports section about fencer Tim Morehouse said that the U.S. won an Olympic medal in fencing in 1984 but did not win another until 2004, when women were invited to participate in the sport at the Olympics. Women have competed in Olympic fencing for decades; the women's sabre event began in 2004.
in the May 17 Calendar section about actor Taylor Kitsch said that his new film, "Battleship," had earned more than $250 million overseas. As of Wednesday, the total was about $221 million.