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In California, more than 600 lawyer hopefuls were taking the
State Bar exams in the Pasadena Convention Center when a 50
year old man taking the test suffered a heart attack. Only
two of the 600 test takers, John Leslie and Eunice Morgan,
stopped to help the man. They administered CPR until
paramedics arrived, then resumed taking the exam.


Citing policy, the test supervisor refused to allow the two
additional time to make up for the 40 minutes they spent
helping the victim. Jerome Braun, the State Bar's senior
executive for admissions, backed the decision stating, "If
these two want to be lawyers, they should learn a lesson
about priorities."


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