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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
7/25/2021

18VAC35-20-20. Purpose of regulation.

A. The law reader program authorized by subdivision 2 of § 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia and implemented in this chapter is administered by the Board of Bar Examiners, which is an agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

B. The law reader program is intended to provide an alternative legal education for people who, although otherwise qualified for admission to law school, are by reason of various circumstances unable to take or complete a law school course of study. The program is not intended for persons who are unable, by reason of academic, aptitude, or other deficiencies, to obtain admission to an approved law school. The program is designed to supply in combination a theoretical, scholastic and clinical experience.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 1.2, eff. March 1, 1993.

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