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A convicted murderer who changed his name after being released from jail was yesterday turned down by the Thai Bar Association despite his obtaining a law degree while in prison. 

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Supreme Court president Direk Ingkhaninant, the bar association chairman, said its executive board decided unanimously to reject the application of Chaiya Tanthakhanont, formerly known as Serm Sakhonrat, to become a member of the bar.

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