Q: If you go to law school and pass the bar without being sworn in are you a lawyer
if somebody goes to law school and earned the J.D, they took the bar exam which they passed But not sworn in Due to the criminal past they had does that make them a lawyer still? Or just a higher educated paralegal? Someone I know claimes they can still practice as a lawyer even though they weren’t sworn in
A: The short answer is no.
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