549 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
The average score on the July multistate bar exam has increased 1.6 points, the largest year-over-year July increase since 2008, according to the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Sep 10, 2019 2:04 PM CDT
Public defender accused of working without a license failed ethics part of bar exam
A public defender in New Orleans accused of working without a law license twice failed…
Aug 28, 2019 4:25 PM CDT
Aug 26, 2019 2:05 PM CDT
When test-takers took the California bar exam earlier this week, some say they might have had a leg up.
An email from State Bar of California days before the…
Aug 1, 2019 11:45 AM CDT
When California bar exam test-takers received an email July 27, listing the topics to be covered on the upcoming state bar exam, many of them thought it was a hoax. It turns out that email, which was sent by the State Bar of California, was legitimate.
Jul 30, 2019 11:32 AM CDT
Closing Time: As Whittier Law School prepares to close, its dean tries to soften the blow for students
Jul 1, 2019 12:16 AM CDT
A public defender in New Orleans is under investigation for allegedly practicing law without a license in more than 100 cases.
The staff lawyer, Ashley Crawford, was pulled from cases…
Jun 25, 2019 11:12 AM CDT
In this episode of Asked and Answered with the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward, teen Haley Taylor Schlitz talks about her organization plans and how she’ll be spending the summer before starting law school at Southern Methodist University this fall.
Jun 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDTNovember 2017, has been withdrawn by the council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, according to a memo posted online Monday.
Jun 11, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The state supreme court granted a petition from the Mississippi Board of Bar Examiners that requires 12 additional semester hours of law school before making a fourth attempt on the test.
Jun 3, 2019 12:19 PM CDT
An assistant public defender who gave advice and made “critical decisions” on about 80 cases has been fired after a judge discovered she did not have a law license.
May 30, 2019 10:48 AM CDT
Few recent graduates think that their law schools made an effort to help students with school-related stress, according to a new survey from the test prep company Kaplan Bar Review.
May 29, 2019 6:00 AM CDTadopted a proposed revision to tighten an accreditation standard regarding bar passage Friday.
May 17, 2019 4:29 PM CDT
May 10, 2019 5:02 PM CDT
The bar pass rate for 2016 law grads who sat for the exam within two years of graduating is 88.57%, according to ABA data released Friday. The data is for graduates of ABA-accredited law schools.
Apr 19, 2019 3:37 PM CDT