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Greyacre Revisited: Free App Has Sample Bar Exam Questions

Law students studying for the bar exam can download a free app with sample questions for their iPhones.

The “BARBRI Challenge” consists of a series of sample bar exam questions…

Law Schools Offer Food, Massages and Friendly Puppy to Ohio Bar Exam Takers

The atmosphere may be tense inside a Columbus, Ohio, auditorium filled with 1,300 law graduates taking the bar exam, but the outside parking lot looks a lot more like a…

Bar Exam Tips: Stop Worrying & Ask Mom to Pray

Law grads taking the bar exam this week should stop worrying—but it wouldn’t hurt to appeal to a higher power, according to a blogger who has written five tips for…

Will Credit Card Snafu Keep Disabled Law Grad from Taking Calif. Bar?

The California bar exam starts tomorrow, and the last word from officials was that Sara Granda wouldn’t be allowed to take it.

The quadriplegic woman, who is indigent and receiving…

Taking Pass on Wis. Bar Exam Could Be Unconstitutional, 7th Circuit Says

A federal court has revived a class action lawsuit over a unique Wisconsin attorney admission rule that admits newly minted graduates of state law schools to practice without requiring them…

Unpaid Student Loans Derail Law Grad’s Quest for NY Bar Admission

Robert Bowman managed to pass the New York bar exam after the fourth try, but there is one more obstacle keeping him from getting a license to practice law: about…

Repeat After Me

Stress, says Paulina Bandy, figures prominently in bar exam failures.

She should know. Bandy passed the California bar exam in 2007—on her 14th try.

Out of a Job, But Not Off the Hook

Dissolved firm won’t forgive bar exam loans

BigLaw Aided ‘March of Dunces’ That Destroyed Economy, Yale Law Grad Says

Amidst all the fingerpointing over the dismal state of the economy, excessive executive bonuses and the billable hour, the obvious hasn’t yet been stated, a well-known Yale law grad writes.

Little, Green Bar-Pass Machines

Talk about psyching up for a test. When Whittier Law School grads sit for the bar exam, most of them don T-shirts that read: “Do it once. Do it right. Never…

Will Calif. Supreme Court Provide Bar Data for Controversial Study?

Seeking to pursue a controversial study about the effectiveness of law school affirmative action programs, researchers have sued the State Bar of California for access to 30 years of examination…

ABA OKs Bar Exam Courses for Graduation

The ABA’s policy-making House of Delegates this afternoon concurred in Resolution 112B (PDF) of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar that law schools may now…

Kaplan Offers ‘Full-Service Bar Review’ in Three States

A company that provides bar review courses for the multistate exam will offer state-specific bar review courses in three states.

Kaplan PMBR announced it will offer “full-service bar review” courses…

More Stress for Calif. Bar Takers: An Earthquake

This question wasn’t on the California bar exam. But it was on the mind of many Los Angeles area test-takers yesterday, after a magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered about 30 miles…

Laptop Woes Last Year in N.Y., Bar Exam Legalese This Year

Last summer’s New York bar exam debacle, in which some test-takers who used laptop computers lost their answers because of a software problem, appears to have had a significant impact…

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