549 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
While there’s significant disagreement on how the bar exam should change, many believe it will, and there’s a wide range of ideas about what should happen.
Dec 28, 2020 2:02 PM CST
When we look back at our most-read stories every year, there is usually a pretty eclectic mix. Our readers tend to like unusual headlines, lawyer discipline stories and legal education news. But this year’s most-read stories were fittingly more serious.
Dec 22, 2020 12:06 PM CST
More than 3,000 people who sat for the State Bar of California’s remote October exam had their proctoring videos flagged for review, and dozens report receiving violation notices from the agency’s office of admissions.
Dec 18, 2020 2:15 PM CST
New York’s bar exam, administered online in October, had an overall pass rate of 84%.
According to a news release from the New York Board of Law Examiners, 5,150…
Dec 17, 2020 11:00 AM CST
As of Dec. 3, the five jurisdictions with emergency diploma privilege precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic had announced plans for a remote bar exam in February 2021. None of the jurisdictions has yet released plans for July 2021 admissions, but law school deans in those regions are telling third-year students to plan for a bar exam.
Dec 10, 2020 3:16 PM CST
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Law grad passes bar exam after taking the test while in labor
A graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law has passed the bar exam, even though she…
Dec 3, 2020 4:36 PM CST
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Latham will pay fall bonuses, donate $1M to fight hunger
Latham & Watkins has announced that it will pay fall bonuses ranging from $7,500 to $40,000—the market scale for law…
Oct 29, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
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Trump can be personally sued over rape denial
A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday refused to substitute the federal government as the defendant in a defamation suit filed against…
Oct 27, 2020 3:58 PM CDT
ExamSoft, the company that provided the software for the two-day online bar exam offered earlier this month, maintains that only a small percentage of test-takers experienced problems with their product. But for those who did, many say there should have been no issues and some suspect the hitches were expected by the company.
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