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The following form is hereby approved for use by law schools under Rule 402(n)(2), SCACR.


s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                            J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                 J.

Columbia, South Carolina
December 3, 2010

Request for Release of Information Pursuant to Rule
402(n)(2) of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules

I, ______________________________________________, Dean of the _____________________________________________ School of Law (Law School), located at______________________________________________, hereby request that the Clerk of the Supreme Court of South Carolina release the following information regarding applicants taking the South Carolina Bar Examination who are graduates of the Law School: the names of the applicants who took the Examination and whether they passed or failed the Examination, the number of times each applicant has taken the South Carolina Bar Examination, the Law School Admission Council number for each applicant, and the overall pass rate of the applicants on each section of the Bar Examination.  If this information is released, the Law School understands and agrees that this information shall be kept confidential by the Law School, shall only be used for statistical analysis, and shall only be released for purposes of reporting aggregated information to accrediting bodies.   

The Law School understands that this request shall be construed as a continuing request for subsequent Examinations unless withdrawn in writing by the Law School.

              Signature of Dean


Subscribed and sworn to before me
this _____ day of _____, 20___.

Notary Public for  ____________________
My Commission expires _______________