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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 35. Board of Bar Examiners
Chapter 20. Law Reader Program Rule

18VAC35-20-100. Special application procedures.

An applicant may petition the board for advanced standing.

A. The petition shall explain, under these headings:

1. The law school subjects for which credit is sought;

2. Which of those law school subjects are claimed to satisfy prescribed course requirements;

3. Which of those law school subjects appear to be equivalent to the approved electives in 18VAC35-20-230 of this chapter; and

4. A description of those law school subjects which the reader proposes to use to satisfy the fourth-year curriculum in 18VAC35-20-230 of this chapter.

B. The applicant shall attach:

1. A law school transcript showing all course work and grades, and certified by the institution;

2. A law school bulletin or other information from the institution describing the subject matter taught in the courses for which credit is sought; and

3. Any additional information the applicant believes will be helpful or which the board has requested.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 4.3, eff. March 1, 1993.

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