349 ABA Journal Bar Exam articles.
Feb 18, 2020 2:41 PM CST
If people are open to attending a non-ABA-accredited law school, they may soon have a lot more online choices in California—thanks to a recent rule change by the State Bar of California allowing state-accredited law schools to teach JD programs entirely over the internet.
Jan 14, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Jan 9, 2020 3:12 PM CST
Some lawyers say that little has changed with bar exams nationwide, and there are still concerns about whether the test accurately evaluates skills needed to practice law. Others have argued that today’s technology could handle many methods of bar exam testing than seemed impossible in 1980.
Jan 8, 2020 10:09 AM CST
For a small number of schools found to be out of compliance with an ABA accreditation admissions standard, some have concerns that even with bar pass rate improvements, they still may not meet a new standard that requires pass rates of at least 75% for graduates who took a bar exam in the past two years.
Nov 21, 2019 10:21 AM CST
Nov 14, 2019 3:23 PM CST
2019 will be a ‘decent year’ for law firms, report says
Law firm revenue grew 5.1% for the first nine months of 2019, largely because of billing rate growth of…
Nov 13, 2019 4:30 PM CST
Nov 6, 2019 12:31 PM CSTfor 2018, has assembled a committee to consider the future of its law school, following a recent change that tightened bar passage requirements for ABA-accredited law schools.
Oct 30, 2019 2:00 PM CDT
Sitting president can’t be prosecuted even if he shot someone, Trump lawyer argues
A sitting president couldn’t be investigated and prosecuted by New York authorities even if he shot someone…
Oct 23, 2019 4:47 PM CDT
Oct 7, 2019 10:49 AM CDT
Florida Coastal law student sues school for allegedly toughening graduation standard
A law student at Florida Coastal School of Law claims in a lawsuit that the school made it more…
Sep 17, 2019 4:05 PM CDT
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