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RULE 19-101. DEFINITIONS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 19. Attorneys
Chapter 100. State Board of Law Examiners and Character Committees
MD Rules Attorneys, Rule 19-101
RULE 19-101. DEFINITIONS
In this Chapter and Chapter 200 of this Title, the following definitions apply, except as expressly otherwise provided or as necessary implication requires:
(a) ADA. “ADA” means the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.
(b) Applicant; Petitioner. “Applicant” means an individual who applies for admission to the Bar of Maryland (1) pursuant to Rule 19-202, or (2) as a “petitioner” under Rule 19-216.
(c) Board. “Board” means the Board of Law Examiners of the State of Maryland.
(d) Court. “Court” means the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
(e) Filed. “Filed” means received in the administrative office of the Board during normal business hours.
(f) Member of the Bar of a State. “Member of the Bar of a State” means an individual who is unconditionally admitted to practice law before the highest court of that state.
(g) MPRE. “MPRE” means the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination published and administered by NCBE.
(h) NCBE. “NCBE” means the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
(i) Oath. “Oath” means a declaration or affirmation made under the penalties of perjury that a certain statement of fact is true.
(j) Qualifying MPRE score. “Qualifying MPRE score” means a score achieved on the MPRE that meets or exceeds the minimum passing score in Maryland established by Board rule within the required time period established by Board rule.
(k) Qualifying UBE score. “Qualifying UBE score” means a score achieved on the UBE in a state that administers the UBE that meets or exceeds the minimum passing score in Maryland established by Board rule within the required time period established by Board rule.
(l) State. “State” means (1) a state, possession, territory, or commonwealth of the United States or (2) the District of Columbia.
(m) Transmit. “Transmit” means to convey written material in a manner reasonably calculated to cause the intended recipient to receive it.
(n) UBE. “UBE” means the Uniform Bar Examination published and coordinated by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
(o) UBE State. “UBE State” means a state participating in the UBE to which or from which a qualifying UBE score may be transferred.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 1 of the Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Maryland (2016).

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[Adopted June 6, 2016, eff. July 1, 2016. Amended Dec. 4, 2018, eff. March 1, 2019.]
MD R Attorneys, Rule 19-101, MD R ATTORNEYS Rule 19-101
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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