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In order for an additional degree from an ABA approved law school to qualify under Rule 19-201 (b):

(a) the applicant, in the course of meeting the requirements of the award of the degree from the applicant's law school, shall complete a minimum of 26 credit hours from among the bar examination subjects listed in Board Rule 4 and federal civil procedure and;

(b) the applicant shall furnish the following documents and certifications in a form required by the Board:

(1) a certification from the dean, assistant dean or acting dean of an ABA approved law school that the applicant's foreign legal education, together with the applicant's approved law school degree, is the equivalent of that required for an LL.B. or a J.D. Degree in that law school;

(2) a certification from the dean, assistant dean or acting dean of an ABA approved law school that the applicant has successfully completed a minimum of 26 credit hours from among the bar examination subjects listed in Board Rule 4 and federal civil procedure; and

(3) all documents considered for admission of the applicant to the degree program of an ABA approved law school must be submitted by the law school and translated into the English language.