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Husson Looks to the Law Again 

Husson University is one step closer to offering a law degree.University officials say they hope to start law school courses in 2010, and are now accepting applications, contingent on approval from the Maine supreme court.The school has submitted an application to the court to allow Husson Law School graduates to sit for the Maine bar exam.Passing that test allows lawyers to practice in the state.Husson President William Beardsley says they’re looking to fill the need for lawyers in many Maine towns. “Our initial plan is to focus on these Mainers who’ve expressed a desire who want to stay in Maine and go to law school here, they just can’t uproot, they’re place bound by their jobs and families and they’re the students we’re really focusing on.”Husson hopes to eventually become an American Bar Association school, which would allow graduates to sit for the bar exam in any state.