Diploma Privilege Option Not Moving Forward for Recent Law School Graduates
The Pa. Supreme Court shares the opinion of the Board of Law Examiners that the PBA-supported option of diploma privilege for some recent law school graduates is not appropriate and supports administering an October remote bar exam. Read the letter to PBA President David E. Schwager. Read the recommendation for diploma privilege developed by the PBA COVID-19 Task Force.
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Governor signs PBA-supported bill on access to digital assets by a fiduciary
Gov. Tom Wolf has signed Senate Bill 320, which amends Title 20 and adds a new chapter to provide for access to digital assets by a fiduciary. A major priority of the PBA this legislative session, the new law provides for more efficient and consistent administration of digital assets with tangible assets.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bar exam has been postponed until October. The PBA Covid-19 Task Force has initiated the PBA Project Board to help recent law school graduates gain paid short- and long-term professional assignments and to help members find the limited-time legal support they need. Go to the PBA Project Board.
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