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Prosecutors indicted a former Meiji University law school professor Wednesday on a charge of leaking questions in this year’s national bar examinations to a woman who was one of his former students.

It is the first time that prosecutors have charged a person over leaking bar exam questions. Koichi Aoyagi, 67, had earlier admitted to the allegation and was indicted without detention on a charge of violating the confidentiality provision of the national civil service law.

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