The decision by New York bar authorities to prioritize graduates of the state’s 15 law schools for the rescheduled September bar exam has sparked opposition from law deans at schools outside the Empire State.

Deans from 20 non-New York law schools with large percentages of graduates who sit for the bar there have fired off a letter to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York Court of Appeals, imploring the court to look for ways to ensure everyone who wants to take the September exam may do so.

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