Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas Page: 67 of 70
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TEXAS COITRT Ru~LEs.
The amounts thus derived shall be paid over to the Board of Examiners
by the clerk during the examination, and shall be used by it to
defray the incidental expenses of the examinations and of its members
in attending and conducting them, the residue to be paid its
members by way of compensation for their services. No fee shall be
required for one re-examination ot partial re-examination as to each
The disbursement of the fund for these purposes shall be according
to such regulations as the board may adopt.
EXEMPTION FROM THE EXAMINATION.
Graduates of the law schools of the following universities, namely:
University of Texas,
University of Virginia,
Washington and Lee University,
Columbia University, New York,
University of Chicago,
University of M5ichigan,
George Washington University, Washington, D. C.,
Law Sehool of Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.,
Oxford University, England,
University of California, or
University of Pennsylvania,
who shall, within two years from the date of their graduation, make
application for license to the Board of Examiners, and present to the
Board, when and as it may require, proper evidence of their graduation,
and who shall be approved by the Board as of good moral character,
shall be entitled to license without exampination.
The foregoing as to Oxford University, England, shall only apply
to holders of Rhodes Scholarships from any of the States of the
United States-that is to say, any one attending any of the law colleges
in virtue of a Rhodes Scholarship who is a graduate thereof and
was at the time of his attendance and graduation a resident of any
of the States of the United States.
As to such graduates who served in the army or navy of the United
States in the late war with Germany, the time of such service shall
be excluded from the period within which their applications are made.
Applicants under this rule, if residents of Texas, shall present to
the Board of Examiners a certificate as to their good moral character
from three practicing attorneys of the county of their residence.
Those not originally residents, of this State, but immigrating here
from other States, shall present to the Board such evidence as to their
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