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541 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.

NJ Firm Bows Head re Unadmitted Atty

In a rare sanction of a law firm that names no individual partner names, the New Jersey Supreme Court has reprimanded Newark-based Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross for allowing an…

Bar Exam Film Ups Ante for 6 Law Grads

It’s hard enough just studying for the bar exam. But six California law graduates decided to up the ante even further by doing so in the public eye. Responding to…

NY Bar Exam Marred by Glitch

Bar examiners in New York suspect a software glitch caused test takers to experience problems this week saving and uploading their essays.

Diane Bosse, chairwoman of the Board of Law…

Grads: School’s Not Out for Summer

After three years of hard work, the nation’s newly graduated law students aren’t done with their studies yet. The vast majority are still buried in the books as they put…

Bar Exam Suit Cites Religion

A would-be lawyer who failed the bar exam has filed suit contending a question about gay marriage violated his First Amendment rights.

Stephen Dunne says the Massachusetts bar question required…

Blogger Who Posted Bar-Exam Questions Sought

Lawyers have subpoenaed Google and EarthLink in an effort to track down the person who posted 41 questions from the Multistate Bar Examination last year, according to the

Judge: Internet Law Grad Can’t Take State Bar

A graduate of a non-ABA-accredited Internet correspondence law school in California has lost a court battle to force Connecticut to allow him to take the state bar exam. Derby, Conn.,…

8 GCs at Big Corporations Not Licensed

General counsels at eight Fortune 250 companies don’t have the special law license required by their states for in-house lawyers who haven’t passed the local bar exam, according to an investigation by Corporate Counsel magazine.

Wisconsin Bar Weighs a Degree of Change

Status may end as last state to admit its law school grads without taking bar exam

See You in 18 Months

Education Department puts ABA accreditation role on ‘a short leash’

Lines in the Sand

More Flexible Bar Admissions Standards Still Set Boundaries for Behavior

How Best to Build a Lawyer?

Ideas Float about Changing Law School and Bar Exams, But Few Show That They Have Sticking Power

Bar None, and Then Some

Taking Another Bar Exam May Be Easier, But It’s Never More Fun

What Did You Do to Celebrate Passing the Bar Exam?