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Old 04-24-2012, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Jose Manuel Godinez-Samperio was brought to the United States from Mexico by his parents when he was nine years old. Sixteen years later, he had graduated from his Florida high school as class valedictorian, become an Eagle Scout, completed college and law school, and passed the state bar exam.

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Old 04-25-2012, 12:47 AM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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I would think so...in any country he legally resides in. In this country...interesting question...can a criminal hold a license to practice law? Maybe he should just run for the US Senate. There doesn't seem to be much of a standard for legallity, ethics...or intellegence there. He would be a great fit for NYS.
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