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Election of Regents.

ALBANY, N. Y., May 2, 1917.

At a joint session of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, held in the Assembly Chamber in the City of Albany, Wednesday, the second day of May, nineteen hundred and seventeen, in pursuance of law,

HERBERT L. BRIDGMAN, of the City of New York, Borough of Brooklyn, Second Judicial District, was declared duly elected as a

REGENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, for a term to expire the first day of April, 1929.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have placed our hands and the seals of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York this second day of May, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen.

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AMENDMENTS TO RULES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS RELATING TO ADMISSION OF

ATTORNEYS.

STATE OF NEW YORK

IN COURT OF APPEALS

At a Court of Appeals for the State of New York, held at Court of Appeals Hall in the City of Albany, on the eighteenth day of May A. D. 1917.

Present, Hon. FRANK H. HISCOCK, Chief Judge, presiding.

In the Matter of the Amendment

of

Rules V. and VII. of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law.

IT IS ORDERED, that Rule V. of the Rules of the Court of Appeals, in relation to the admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law, be, and the same hereby is, amended so as to read as follows:

"The provisions of these rules for study at a law school must be fulfilled by good and regular attendance and successfully completing the prescribed course of instruction at an incorporated law school, or a law school connected with an incorporated college or university, having a law department organized with competent instructors and professors, in which instruction as hereinafter provided is regularly given.

"Good and regular attendance upon and the successful completion of the prescribed course of instruction at a law school, the school year of which shall consist of not less than thirty-two school weeks, exclusive of vacations, in which not less than ten hours of attendance upon law lectures or recitations of such prescribed course, to be given or conducted by regular members of the faculty, are required in each week, shall be deemed a year's attendance under this rule.

Amendments to Rules of the Court of Appeals

"A period of time not exceeding six weeks actually spent in good and regular attendance upon and successful completion of law courses requiring at least ten hours of attendance in each week in a summer session maintained in connection with a law school organized as prescribed in this rule, shall be allowed as a part of the period of clerkship or study otherwise prescribed by these rules.

"The same period of time shall not be duplicated for different purposes; except that a student attending a law school, as herein provided, and who during the vacations of such school, not exceed ing three months in any one year, shall pursue his studies in the office of a practicing attorney, shall be allowed to count the time so occupied during such vacation or vacations as part of the clerkship in a law office specified in these rules; and except that a student attending a law school as herein provided, or serving a regular clerkship in the office of a practicing attorney of the Supreme Court in this State, who, during the vacation of such school or of such clerkship, as in Rule VI. provided, shall for a period not exceeding six weeks actually attend upon and successfully complete a law course or courses in a summer session maintained in connection with a law school organized as prescribed in this rule, may be allowed the time so spent as part of the clerkship in a law office as prescribed by these rules."

AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that Rule VII. of the Rules of the Court of Appeals, in relation to the admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law, be, and the same hereby is amended, by adding subdivision eighth at the end thereof, as follows:

"Eighth. The provisions of subdivision four of this rule so far as applicable shall apply to persons making proof of the time of study allowed at summer sessions of a law school."

AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that the above amend ments shall take effect immediately.

A Copy.

R. M. BARBER,

Clerk, Court of Appeals.

Endorsed Filed May 19, 1917.

FRANCIS M. HUGO,

Secretary of State.

Amendments to Rules of the Court of Appeals.

STATE OF NEW YORK

IN COURT OF APPEALS

At a Court of Appeals for the State of New York, held at Court of Appeals Hall in the City of Albany, on the fifteenth day of May A. D. 1917.

Present, Hon. FRANK H. HISCOCK, Chief Judge, presiding.

In the Matter of the Amendment

of

Rule VIII of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counsellors at Law.

IT IS ORDERED, that Rule VIII of the Rules of the Court of Appeals, in relation to the admission of Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, be, and the same hereby is, amended so as to read as follows:

"The examination held by such State Board of Examiners may be conducted by oral or written questions and answers, or partly oral and partly written, but shall be as nearly uniform in the knowledge and capacity which they shall require, as is reasonably possible. Every applicant shall be given and required to pass a satisfactory examination in the canons of ethics adopted by the American Bar Association and by the New York State Bar Association. An applicant who has failed to pass one examination cannot again be examined, until at least four months after such failure.

"The State Board of Law Examiners shall be paid as compensation, each, the sum of two thousand dollars per year, and, in addition, such further sum as the court may direct, and an annual sum not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars per year shall be allowed for necessary disbursements of the Board. Every applicant for examination shall pay to the examiners a fee of twentyfive dollars, which shall be applied upon the compensation and allowance above provided, and any surplus thereafter remaining shall be held by the treasurer of the State Board of Law Examiners and deposited in some bank, in good standing, in the city

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of Albany, to his credit and subject to his draft as such treasurer, when approved by the Chief Judge."

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that the above amendment shall take effect immediately.

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