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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Character and Fitness as it relates to Bar Admissions?
What factors does the Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions consider in making their determinations concerning character and fitness?
What factors can mitigate or rehabilitate character and fitness issues?
Who has the burden of proof in the admissions process?
Where can I find more information on the bar admissions process and character and fitness issues?
What can a student do to help expedite a successful bar admissions process?
Why is the process so long and detailed? What are the steps I need to take to get admitted in Louisiana?
What are some of the cases where student applicants had trouble finding admission to the LSBA due to character and fitness issues?
If I have one or more of the factors listed as potential concerns, what should I do?
I am not taking the bar exam in Louisiana. What do I need to do if I want to apply to a bar outside of Louisiana?