432 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners has a remote proctoring requirement for states using its testing materials in October online bar exams. However, according to one of three bar exam software providers that recently pulled out of the online exam, the mandate may not be possible to carry out.
Aug 18, 2020 2:41 PM CDT
Florida’s online bar exam, scheduled to start Aug. 19, has been canceled because of technical problems, the Florida Board of Bar Examiners announced Sunday
Aug 17, 2020 10:16 AM CDT
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the October online bar exam planned by the NCBE has been described as an “emergency remote testing option.” Additionally, it will not offer a portable score because it’s shorter than the Uniform Bar Exam. But that hasn’t stopped some jurisdictions from making their own reciprocity agreements with each other.
Aug 13, 2020 2:40 PM CDT
A lowered cut score on the California bar exam is permanent, but it will not be applied retroactively to earlier exams, the California Supreme Court announced Monday.
Aug 10, 2020 5:15 PM CDT
Following an in-person July bar exam, some test-takers claim that public health measures were not handled properly during the administration of the test amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, one bar candidate found out that she tested positive for the novel coronavirus shortly after the exam ended.
Aug 10, 2020 8:57 AM CDT
Katten Muchin partly restores pay
Katten Muchin Rosenman has trimmed pay cuts announced in April. The firm had cut pay by up to 20% for lawyers and business professionals…
Aug 6, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
A resolution urging state courts of last resort to defer in-person bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic and develop alternate plans to license candidates was adopted Tuesday by the ABA.
Aug 4, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
A resolution urging state courts of last resort to cancel in-person bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic, and develop alternate plans to license candidates, will be considered by the ABA House of Delegates assembly.
Aug 3, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
A technical issue with the July Law School Admission Test, which was administered remotely, has led to a “small number” of candidates’ test answers being lost.
Jul 30, 2020 3:12 PM CDT
Following “repeated and unforeseen technical complications,” the Indiana Supreme Court released an order
Wednesday stating that its online bar exam has been rescheduled for Aug. 4, and it will now be an open-book test with questions and answers exchanged by email.
Jul 29, 2020 2:37 PM CDT
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
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