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Jurisdiction
Court Legislature
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
What authority promulgates
the rules for admission?
State
Supreme State
Is there a speci c prelegal education requirement?
Is there a residency requirement for licensing?
Are law students eligible to take the bar exam before graduation?
No Yes No
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California XXX Colorado X
XX
X
X XX
X X
Connecticut X Delaware X District of Columbia X Florida X Georgia X Hawaii X Idaho
X
X X
XX X
X X X X
X
X
X
X XX
X X
X
X
CHART 1: Basic Information
X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XXXXX XX X X X
X X
X X X X X
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota X X X X X MississippiXXX XXX
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada
New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas
X X X XX X X X X
X X X X
X X X X
X X X X X X
X X X
X X X X X
X Utah X VermontX
X XX
X X X XXXX
X X XX
X X X X
XXX XXXX
Virginia XX Washington X
West Virginia X WisconsinX
X
X X
X X
Wyoming X Guam X Northern Mariana Islands X Palau X Puerto Rico X Virgin Islands X
X X X
X X
X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
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*See Chart 7, page 25, for law student registration fees.
X X X XX
X X XX X
X X X XX
X X X XX
X X XX X XX X X X XXX X XX XXX X X X XXX X X X
X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
X X
X X XX
X X XX
X X X XX X X X X
X X X X
X X X X
X X X X
X X X X
Is registration of law students required?*
X
X
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