475 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
Jul 13, 2021 12:15 PM CDT
For the 30 jurisdictions offering a remote bar exam in a few weeks, there are hopes the technology has improved since last year’s administrations, when candidates reported issues with facial authentication technology, software crashes and problems uploading videos. However, those who work in academic support advise July 2021 candidates to develop a worst-case scenario plan.
Jul 6, 2021 11:08 AM CDT
Jul 1, 2021 12:52 PM CDTdata released Tuesday by the American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, 87.65% of the white candidates who took a bar exam for the first time in 2020 passed. For people of other races or ethnicities, the first-time pass rate ranged from 66.28% to 79.92%.
Jun 22, 2021 4:34 PM CDT
Jun 15, 2021 12:25 PM CDT
Assembling sandwiches helped recent law school graduate Jacqueline Ingles focus during remote classes, and over the past year she made more than a thousand of them for the Chicago Help Initiative, a nonprofit group that takes food to pantries and free meal sites.
Jun 7, 2021 8:58 AM CDTdeveloped by the National Conference of Bar Examiners next year should expect to take the test in person.
Jun 3, 2021 1:04 PM CDT
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May 17, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Of the 10 law schools that in 2020 received noncompliance notices for having two-year bar passage rates below 75%, half appear to again have pass rates that do not meet that threshold, according to ABA data released in April.
May 13, 2021 11:23 AM CDTOctober 2020 remote bar exam, the test was administered appropriately, but the bar did not follow a procurement policy for outside vendors, according to a state auditor report.
May 4, 2021 2:43 PM CDT
Apr 30, 2021 10:47 AM CDThealth fears for in-person bars, software problems with remote tests and jurisdictions making last-minute date and format changes—the first-time pass rate actually increased from the previous year.
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