Supreme Court Amends Rule Governing Eligibility of Foreign-Educated Bar Applicants - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 26, 2018

The Tennessee Supreme Court today amended Supreme Court Rule 7, section 7.01, which governs the eligibility of foreign-educated applicants to take the bar examination in Tennessee. The change is set out in Appendix A of today's order. The amendments, which were requested on April 21, 2017, by the University of Tennessee College of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School, drew comments from the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, the Tennessee Bar Association and several individuals. The rule becomes effective immediately.