June 30, 2020 / 8:57 PM / 3 days ago

IN BRIEF: Oregon becomes latest state to let law grads skip bar

Oregon has become the latest state to say it will allow law school graduates registered to take its July bar exam to skip the test and still become licensed, issuing so-called “diploma privilege” because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The state’s supreme court approved the measure on Monday in a 4-3 vote, its spokesman Todd Sprague said in an email Tuesday. It will issue a formal order soon, he said.

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