Alabama Board of Commissioners, with ultimate approval in the Supreme Court.
Maryland The statutory requirements are implemented by rules adopted by Court of Appeals.
Massachusetts Rules for admission of attorneys promulgated by the Supreme Judicial Court. Board of Bar Examiners may make additional rules subject to Supreme Judicial Court approval; legislative enabling statute.
Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions, subject to ultimate authority in the legislature with Supreme Court approval.
North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, with ultimate approval by the Council of the North Carolina State Bar and the Supreme Court.
Texas Legislature enacts Board’s enabling statute; Supreme Court adopts rules.
Virginia Admission by examination: Board of Bar Examiners, with ultimate authority in the legislature. Admission on motion: Supreme Court of Virginia.