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WI Supreme Court Petition Aims to Extend Diploma Privilege to Out-of-state Grads

From the State Bar of Wisconsin News:

A petition filed on Sept. 25 with the Wisconsin Supreme Court aims to extend the "diploma privilege" to graduates of all ABA-approved law schools or abolish it entirely. Petitioner Steven Levine, a past State Bar of Wisconsin president, and 70 other State Bar members seek to amend SCR 40.03, which exempts from a bar examination requirement those graduates of an ABA-accredited law school whose curriculum includes the specific study of Wisconsin law.
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The Supreme Court has scheduled a public hearing and open administrative conference on the petition for 9:30 a.m. on September 30, 2010.