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16-16-1      License from Supreme Court required to practice law--Active membership in state bar--Violation as misdemeanor.
16-16-1.1      Essential eligibility requirements for admission.
16-16-2      Qualifications of applicants to practice law.
16-16-2.1      Standard of good moral character.
16-16-2.2      Good moral character--Quantum and burden of proof.
16-16-2.3      Good moral character--Relevant conduct.
16-16-2.4      Use of information.
16-16-2.5      Adverse recommendation.
16-16-2.6      Criminal background investigation required--Procedure--Results furnished to board.
16-16-3      Composition and appointment of board of bar examiners--Terms of office.
16-16-4      Compensation and expenses of bar examiners and secretary.
16-16-5      Duty of bar examiners--Rules and regulations.
16-16-6      Examination required of applicants to practice law--Educational requirements.
16-16-6.1      Repealed.
16-16-7      Repealed.
16-16-7.1      Practice of nonresident attorneys employed by legal aid bureaus or public defender agencies--Application.
16-16-7.2      Certificates and affidavits filed with application.
16-16-7.3      Order of admission--Duration.
16-16-7.4      Submission to disciplinary board jurisdiction--Revocation of admission or referral to board for misconduct--Venue.
16-16-7.5      Extent of practice--Compensation.
16-16-7.6      Admission of full-time faculty member of the University of South Dakota law school.
16-16-7.7      Order of admission and duration.
16-16-7.8      Submission to disciplinary board jurisdiction--Revocation of admission or referral to board for misconduct--Venue.
16-16-8      Application for admission on examination.
16-16-9      Time and place of examination.
16-16-10      Subjects covered by examination--Public notice.
16-16-11      Re-examination after three failures prohibited.
16-16-12      Repealed.
16-16-12.1      Admission without examination--Eligibility by practice.
16-16-12.2      Admission without examination--Application requirements.
16-16-12.3      Attorney licensing when spouse is a member of the armed forces.
16-16-12.4      Contents of application for licensing when spouse is a member of the armed forces.
16-16-13      Fees payable with application for admission--Disposition of fees.
16-16-14      Discrimination on account of sex prohibited.
16-16-15      Board of Bar Examiners--Applications for admission--Investigations--Hearings--Confidentiality--Disciplinary Board.
16-16-16      Review by Supreme Court of bar examiners' decision as to qualifications of applicant.
16-16-16.1      Review by Supreme Court of Bar Examiners' decision on ADA request.
16-16-17      Recommendation to Supreme Court for admission to practice--Order and certificate of admission--State Bar membership fee.
16-16-17.1      Conditional admission.
16-16-17.2      Limited purpose of conditional admission.

16-16-17.3      Limited circumstances under which conditional admission may be considered.
16-16-17.4      Report of recommendation to Supreme Court.
16-16-17.5      Review of conditional admission.
16-16-18      Oath of attorney--Form and administration.
16-16-19      Rights and privileges conferred by license to practice law.
16-16-20      Roll of attorneys maintained by clerk of Supreme Court.
16-16-21      Reinstatement of inactive attorneys--Persons eligible.
16-16-22      Application for reinstatement--Fees and charges--Determination of eligibility.
16-16-23      Examination required of applicant for reinstatement--Examination dispensed with if applicant manifestly qualified.
16-16-24      Notice to State Bar of reinstatement of attorney--Payment of membership fees.

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