admission to the bar


admission to the bar
The procedure that governs the authorization of attorneys to practice law before the state and federal courts.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


admission to the bar
The procedure that governs the authorization of attorneys to practice law before the state and federal courts.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Admission to the bar — This article is about requirements for admission to practice law not just terminology. Most countries listed have additional requirements. Admission to the bar is the term commonly used in the United States and Canada to indicate that a person is …   Wikipedia

  • admission to the bar — The conferring of the privilege, license, or franchise to practice law within the jurisdiction by order or judgment of the court which declares the existence in the applicant of the requisite qualifications of residence, citizenship, education,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Admission to the bar in the United States — For information on individual state bars, see state bar association. Legal education in the United States …   Wikipedia

  • Call to the Bar — The Call to the Bar is a legal term of art in most common law jurisdictions. Common law jurisdictions were all at one time part of the British Empire.Fact|date=August 2007 Being called to the Bar has its origin in the royal summons that was… …   Wikipedia

  • Call to the bar — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • call to the bar — 1. noun Admission to practice in the courts. 2. verb To admit (someone) to practice in the courts …   Wiktionary

  • raise the bar — see ↑bar, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑raise * * * raise the ˈbar idiom to set a new, higher standard of quality or performance • The factory has raised the bar on productivity, food safety and quality. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • admission — ad·mis·sion n 1: the act or process of admitting admission into evidence 2 a: a party s acknowledgment that a fact or statement is true ◇ In civil cases admissions are often agreed to and offered in writing to the court before trial as a method… …   Law dictionary

  • Bar (law) — The bar (with swinging gate doors) in an American courtroom that separates the judge s bench and lawyer s tables from the public viewing area in the foreground. The term bar is also a metonym used to collectively define the group of licensed… …   Wikipedia

  • bar examination — bar ex·am·i·na·tion n: an examination that is usu. administered by a jurisdiction s bar association and which a lawyer must pass prior to admission to the bar of that jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bar… …   Law dictionary


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