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A testing delay with Michigan’s online bar exam was caused by the outside provider experiencing a distributed denial of service attack, the state supreme court's communications director announced Tuesday evening.
Jul 29, 2020 9:39 AM CDT
Some test-takers of the online Michigan bar exam had a brief password glitch on Tuesday, the state supreme court announced in a late morning tweet
Jul 28, 2020 2:05 PM CDT
This past spring, when few people realized that most July bar exams would ultimately be canceled, Molly Coleman decided to forgo the test, for the time being, despite her lawyer father’s objections.
Jul 27, 2020 2:21 PM CDT
Nevada and Indiana have pushed back the dates for their online bar exams after users taking practice tests encountered technology problems.
Jul 27, 2020 1:56 PM CDT
Most judges say systemic racism exists in criminal justice system
Sixty-five percent of 634 judges responding to a survey said they think systemic racism exists in the criminal justice system.…
Jul 23, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
There are many things the National Conference of Bar Examiners thinks test-takers should not bring to a bar exam in the interest of test security—but tampons and sanitary napkins are not on the list, says Judith Gundersen, the NCBE’s president and CEO.
Jul 23, 2020 12:47 PM CDT
In light of public health concerns, Illinois and New York have joined the growing list of states that canceled in-person bar exams, with plans for an October remote test offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
On Monday, Georgia canceled its in-person September bar exam because of public health concerns stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 21, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
California will have an online multiple-choice question bar exam in October, the state supreme court announced Thursday.
Jul 17, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
New York’s September bar exam has been canceled, the state court of appeals announced on its website Thursday.
“Unfortunately, the global pandemic presents a persisting threat in a growing number…
Jul 16, 2020 6:00 PM CDT
Instead of following a May plan to shorten the Louisiana bar exam from three days to one, and offer it in person and online, the state announced Wednesday that both July tests will be canceled.
Jul 15, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
Following a recent order
that its July bar exam was rescheduled for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Tennessee Supreme Court on Monday canceled that test as well over public health concerns. It is now offering the online exam prepared by the National Conference of Bar Examiners on Oct. 5-6.
Jul 14, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
In light of COVID-19 concerns, Kentucky canceled on Thursday its July and September bar exams, which would have been in-person tests. The state now plans to use the National Conference of Bar Examiners remote test, which is scheduled for early October.
Jul 9, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
As various states cancel in-person July bar exams because of COVID-19 concerns, others appear undecided or even committed to keeping things as is—even in places experiencing significant infection increases.
Jul 8, 2020 10:14 AM CDT
Despite public health concerns, Arizona is going forward with its plans for an in-person bar exam on July 28 and 29, but it will also offer a remote bar in October, the state supreme court announced Wednesday.
Jul 2, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
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