303 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
The national average for the July 2018 Multistate Bar Examination slumped to 139.5—its lowest level in 34 years, according to TaxProf Blog
editor Paul Caron and Law.com
Sep 17, 2018 3:58 PM CDT
The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a decision to deny bar admission to a Florida Coastal law grad who contended his sleep apnea should have been accommodated as a disability during the application process.
Aug 29, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
It seems a reasonable extrapolation to wonder whether, when, and how there will be more uniform regulation of lawyers once they have been admitted to the practice of law. Are we moving toward more national standards for attorney regulation?
Jul 31, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
Tuesday was a watershed day for some Colorado Bar Exam test-takers.
Jul 25, 2018 4:19 PM CDT
Online bar review can be more effective than in-person lectures, because data from users' study time pinpoints their strengths and weaknesses, and can help design individual study schedules based on the information, says Matt Sellers, whose law school e-learning company Quimbee is currently beta testing a Uniform Bar Examination study offering that he plans to release to the public in time for the February 2019 exam.
Jul 10, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
A federal judge in Florida has allowed a suit by a law student to go forward against the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, alleging that the board violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by requiring candidates with mental health conditions to undergo and pay for invasive procedures.
Jul 9, 2018 2:49 PM CDT
School is out, and for recent law school graduates, it's bar exam season.
Jun 6, 2018 1:58 PM CDT
The days of attending bar review classes in person are waning, say law school deans, and recent graduates preparing for the bar now do a great deal of studying on smartphones with offerings like streamed lectures, flashcard apps and even YouTube songs devoted to thinking through statutes and case law.
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Continuing a downward trend in recent years, the overall pass rate for February's California state bar exam was 27.3 percent, according to a State Bar of California press release
May 21, 2018 1:35 PM CDT
Following the Florida Coastal School of Law lawsuit filed against the American Bar Association last week, another InfiLaw school, the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law, has sued the organization, arguing the ABA violated the law school's due process rights when it placed the law school on probation in November 2016.
May 15, 2018 6:31 PM CDT
Compared to last year, there were 5 percent fewer test-takers for the February 2018 multistate bar exam, and the average score decreased from last year's 134.1
to 132.8, according to information released Wednesday by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Apr 19, 2018 4:35 PM CDT
In explaining a ruling that allowed a law school graduate and Skadden Fellow with a criminal past and in recovery for substance abuse to sit for the state bar, the…
Apr 6, 2018 2:02 PM CDT
The aggregate first-time bar passage rate for the class of 2017 was 77.2 percent—an increase from 2016, when the first time pass rate was 74.3 percent, according to data released Thursday by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Mar 22, 2018 1:52 PM CDT
BARBRI has agreed to make its online bar-review products more accessible to blind and vision-impaired students as part of a consent decree in a disability suit.
The suit settled this…
Jan 24, 2018 11:24 AM CST
Seventeen of California's 21 ABA-accredited law schools saw first-time test-taker pass rates increase for the July 2017 bar exam. Four of those 17 schools recorded first-time pass rates below 55 percent.
Jan 3, 2018 7:00 AM CST
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