RULES OF THE SUPREME COURTards. OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Rule 42B. Character and Fitness Stand(I) Admission a privilege, not a right. The right to practice law is not one of the inherent rights of every citizen, as is the right to carry on an ordinary trade or business. It is a peculiar privilege granted and continued only to those who demonstrate special fitness in intellectual attainment andin moral character. (II) Requirement to establish character and fitness. All persons who ...