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Most states require candidates to be graduates of ABA-approved law schools in order to sit for the bar exam. To date, the ABA has not approved any “distance learning” law schools. ABA Standard 306 cites the ABA’s “general policy” from Standard 304(f) that a law school shall not grant credit for study by correspondents.
However, the ABA Standards Review Committee intends to review these policies in the Fall of 2010. Above the Law posted a statement from an ABA spokesperson who asked readers for comments and suggestions regarding a potential change in the ABA’s policy:
The Standards Review Committee will produce a report on recommended changes to the standards when it finishes its work, and it will then hold public hearings. But even before then, it is seeking comment… [I]t would be lovely if you included in your story the following line: Comments and suggestions should be sent to Charlotte Stretch, Assistant Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Above the Law
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Google has announced their intention to release an operating system built off their speedy Chrome browser. The Google OS will be based up a linux kernel and will be developed in tandem with the open source community.
If you are not using Chrome, you can download it here.
Would you use an operating system created by Google? Leave your thoughts in the comments!
Source: Google Blog