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Balancing scales of justice for trainee lawyers who cheated in Bar exam

The number of trainee lawyers who cheated in their 2020 Bar examination has grown from six to 11. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - There is unhappiness among some Singaporeans about how six trainee lawyers seemingly got off lightly with cheating in the professional Bar examination in 2020.

In a further twist, the Attorney-General said on Tuesday (April 19) that another five were found to have cheated in the same exam, and that their applications to be called to the Bar are under review.

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