531 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
A task force of the New York State Bar Association has recommended that the jurisdiction adopt its own bar exam and stop using the uniform bar exam, which is developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jun 15, 2021 12:25 PM CDT
Assembling sandwiches helped recent law school graduate Jacqueline Ingles focus during remote classes, and over the past year she made more than a thousand of them for the Chicago Help Initiative, a nonprofit group that takes food to pantries and free meal sites.
Jun 7, 2021 8:58 AM CDT
Law grads taking bar exams developed by
the National Conference of Bar Examiners next year should expect to take the test in person.
Jun 3, 2021 1:04 PM CDT
A survey of law graduates who took the New York bar exam in the years before the COVID-19 pandemic has identified six factors that contribute to success.
May 24, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
For the second time in a month, the council and an executive committee of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has rejected a teach-out plan submitted by the Florida Coastal School of Law.
May 19, 2021 3:26 PM CDT
The days when attorneys remained loyal to one firm for decades are, for the most part, long gone.
May 17, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Of the 10 law schools that in 2020 received noncompliance notices for having two-year bar passage rates below 75%, half appear to again have pass rates that do not meet that threshold, according to ABA data released in April.
May 13, 2021 11:23 AM CDT
When the State Bar of California selected ExamSoft as the software provider for its October 2020
remote bar exam, the test was administered appropriately, but the bar did not follow a procurement policy for outside vendors, according to a state auditor report.
May 4, 2021 2:43 PM CDT
The New York State Board of Law Examiners has sovereign immunity from a lawsuit claim by a Harvard Law School graduate who sued over failure to accommodate her anxiety-related disability, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Apr 30, 2021 10:47 AM CDT
Despite the coronavirus chaos around July 2020 bar exams—including health fears
for in-person bars, software problems
with remote tests and jurisdictions making last-minute date
changes—the first-time pass rate actually increased from the previous year.
Apr 23, 2021 2:11 PM CDT
Rhode Island has followed California’s lead in lowering the bar exam cut score to make the test easier to pass, a step that several other states are also considering.
Mar 29, 2021 11:37 AM CDT
Happy anniversary. It’s been about one year now since the world was introduced to the coronavirus pandemic. What else can we say? This is as good a time as any to reflect on the changes to the world, especially to the world of law.
Mar 10, 2021 12:33 PM CST
So far, 9 jurisdictions have plan for remote bar exam in July
California’s July 2021 bar exam will be remote, the California Supreme Court announced Friday. The first testing day,…
Mar 2, 2021 4:45 PM CST
Of the 10 law schools that did not meet an accreditation standard in the summer of 2020 requiring a 75% bar passage rate, six have now demonstrated that they are in compliance.
Mar 1, 2021 3:25 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
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