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Syracuse’s ABA Approved Online Law School Program

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Founded in 1895, Syracuse University College of Law offers students a forward-leaning, rigorous legal education that prepares a diverse student body to succeed in the practice of law and other professional endeavors. 

The College of Law’s classroom and practical curriculum is designed to ensure that graduates have the knowledge, discipline, and analytical skills to succeed in the 21st-century legal profession and related fields.

At the same time, the College promotes the development of the law and justice by engaging in significant and creative legal scholarship, and by participating actively in the local, national, and international legal communities.

To study the law is to join the ranks of some of the best minds in history. You join leaders, idealists, inventors, entrepreneurs, dreamers, agents of change, and heroes. This is the tradition you enter when you study at Syracuse University College of Law.

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ABA Urges States to OK Limited Law Practice Without Bar Exam (1)

The American Bar Association Board of Governors approved a resolution late Tuesday that urges states to immediately adopt emergency rules authorizing recent law graduates unable to take a bar exam because of the coronavirus pandemic to engage in limited practice of law.

The ABA board resolution seeks to allow 2019 and 2020 graduates of association-approved law schools to practice under the supervision of a licensed attorney, if the July bar exam in their jurisdiction is canceled or postponed due to concerns about the virus, according to an ABA statement. The group’s recommendation also extends to judicial law clerks who graduated in prior years.

State bars already have been considering different types of fixes to deal with scheduled July bar exam dates. Some states have already postponed their scheduled July bar exam, while others are considering a delayed summer exam date, only allowing small test-taker groups, or enacting “emergency diploma privileges,”

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