Monday, April 23, 2007
The application for admission to the Maryland Bar asks the following question: "Have there been any circumstances or unfavorable incidents in your life, whether at school, college, law school, business or otherwise, which may have a bearing on your character and fitness to practice law, not called for by the questions contained in this questionnaire or disclosed in your answers?"
Iowa: Are you currently, or in the past three years, engaged in the illegal use of drugs? Applicants are instructed that "you may assert the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination."
New York asks about any child support obligations and,if so, if there are more than four months of arrearages. (Mike Frisch)