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WV high court rejects denial of licensure for excessive debt

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, in a September 9 decision, overturned a ruling by the state's Board of Bar Examiners to reject the admission of a candidate who had a large amount of debt, ruling that the money owed was not sufficient evidence of poor character or unfitness to practice.

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, in a September 9 decision, overturned a ruling by the state's Board of Bar Examiners to reject the admission of a candidate who had a large amount of debt, ruling that the money owed was not sufficient evidence of poor character or unfitness to practice.

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