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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,…>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.  …>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…>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?…>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…>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…>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…>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…>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…>read more

No Comment December 24, 2012

Arizona Supreme Court Permits Third-Year Students to Take Bar Prior to Graduation

Arizona Supreme Court Permits Third-Year Students to Take Bar Prior to Graduation   On December 10, the Arizona Supreme Court said that third-year law students are allowed to take the bar exam prior to them graduating from law school, according to The National Law Journal. With the new rule, third-year students are…>read more

1 Comment December 12, 2012

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