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Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers

Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers If you are taking the Bar Exam in the near future, here are some popular bar exam articles from LawCrossing you might appreciate: Pass the bar in one state, Work in Another. Don’t Panic! Ten Tips for Surviving the Bar…>read more

No Comment July 25, 2014

Is Iowa Going to Abolish Its Bar Exam?

Is Iowa Going to Abolish Its Bar Exam? Hat tip to The Pitt News, the daily student newspaper of the University of Pittsburgh, which published an article this week titled “Critics of bar exam emerge across the nation.” While the title of the article might sound generalized, because…>read more

No Comment February 11, 2014

Law Grads in Iowa Could Practice In-State Without Bar Exam

Law Grads in Iowa Could Practice In-State Without Bar Exam A proposal has been presented to the Iowa Supreme Court that would allow graduates of the two law schools in the state to begin practicing law prior to passing the bar exam, according to The Des Moines Register. Should the…>read more

No Comment January 13, 2014

Registered Sex Offender Denied Opportunity to Take Bar Exam

Registered Sex Offender Denied Opportunity to Take Bar Exam A graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Law, Guy Padraic Hamilton-Smith, has not been permitted to take the bar exam because he is a registered sex offender, according to NBC News. Hamilton-Smith had his bid rejected by the…>read more

No Comment January 7, 2014

University of Hawaii Raises Bar Pass Rate by 8 Percent – but at What Cost?

University of Hawaii Raises Bar Pass Rate by 8 Percent – but at What Cost? What to do if your school is only batting a 75 percent on the bar exam, and you want to wow the U.S. News & World Report? Increase the all around education that the bar exam exists to test? If…>read more

No Comment November 5, 2013

LSAT Exam Accommodation: St. Louis Woman Asks For More Time

LSAT Exam Accommodation: St. Louis Woman Asks For More Time A recent graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis has brought a lawsuit against the national organization that handles law school admission, according to St. Louis Today. 61 year old Joan Hoyt is asking for an additional 54 minutes to…>read more

No Comment September 6, 2013

The High Cost of Taking the Bar Makes some JDs Consider Their Options

The High Cost of Taking the Bar Makes some JDs Consider Their Options Considering that many JDs have already forked over around $40,000 per semester, and that about half of them will not find a law job within 9 months, isn’t it asking them a bit much to pay thousands of dollars to…>read more

No Comment August 19, 2013

Two Law Schools Offer Refund Program for Students

Two Law Schools Offer Refund Program for Students Some law school graduates who do not pass the bar exam after two attempts could be in line for refunds, according to a report from The National Law Journal. They would only qualify for the refund if they took part…>read more

No Comment March 11, 2013

California State Bar Activates New Guidelines for Law Schools

California State Bar Activates New Guidelines for Law Schools In December, the California State Bar’s Committee of Bar Examiners voted to adopt changes to the guidelines for accredited law schools. The guidelines specify that the law schools have to maintain a cumulative bar examination rate of 40 percent if…>read more

No Comment January 7, 2013

“Catch Me If You Can” Conman Says Faking Being a Lawyer was the Easiest of All

“Catch Me If You Can” Conman Says Faking Being a Lawyer was the Easiest of All Frank Abagnale, the man who beginning in his teenage years faked being an airplane pilot, medical doctor, and college professor told The Minneapolis Business Journal that the easiest of all cons to fake was being a lawyer. “Of all the…>read more

No Comment December 24, 2012

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