523 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
Most states planning remote bar exams because of the novel coronavirus pandemic have cut the dreaded multiple-choice multistate bar exam portion of the test. But that doesn’t mean that the test will be easier to pass, according to some academic support experts.
Jun 16, 2020 8:00 AM CDTearlier announcement that the California bar exam for July would be pushed back to September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Supreme Court has announced that the test may be moved to October.
Jun 11, 2020 2:26 PM CDT
When the ABA in May released public notice that 10 law schools were out of compliance with a recently tightened up bar pass standard, there was some surprise as to which school didn’t make the list.
Jun 11, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Bus driver’s suit says talk of cop transit concerns squelched
A Chicago bus driver has filed a lawsuit alleging he was ordered to stop discussing concerns about the transportation of…
Jun 9, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
AG Barr says ‘witches’ brew’ of extremist groups caused violence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said at a press conference Thursday that many African Americans lack confidence in the American…
Jun 4, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
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The council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar posted the findings to the section’s website on Wednesday. This is the first year compliance was determined based on two-year bar passage rates.
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Oregon top court halts lifting of stay-at-home orders
The Oregon Supreme Court stayed a judge’s injunction Monday evening granted to 10 churches challenging the state’s ban on religious services. The…
May 19, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
May 15, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Tech platform pioneered by 3 law firms will synchronize legal projects
Three law firms have pioneered a new open-industry platform called Lupl to collaborate with corporate clients on complex legal…
May 15, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
California’s February bar exam pass rate drops to less than 27%
The pass rate for California’s February 2020 bar exam was 26.8%, which, according to the Recorder, is a record…
May 11, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
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