Your Ticket to Bar Admission


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 19-213.

(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 office of the Secretary of the Board during normal business hours.

(f) MBE. "MBE" means the Multistate Bar Examination published by the NCBE.

(g) 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.

(h) MPT. "MPT" means the Multistate Performance Test published by the NCBE.

(i) NCBE. “NCBE” means the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

(j) Oath. "Oath" means a declaration or affirmation made under the penalties of perjury that a certain

statement of fact is true.

(k) State. "State" means (1) a state, possession, territory, or commonwealth of the United States or (2) the

District of Columbia.

(l) Transmit. “Transmit” means to convey written material in a manner reasonably calculated to cause the

intended recipient to receive it.