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Bar Exam Status by State – Live Updates
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The following table published by the National Conference of Bar Examiners shows the current status of the July 2020 bar exam in each jurisdiction.

JD Journal will monitor the information closely and will be updating this table daily, as more news is announced. 

Read more updates about bar exam delays.


July 28-29
Alaska September 9-10

July 28-29
July (28-29)If the exam cannot be administered in July, it will be rescheduled for September
September 9-10

July 28-29
If the exam is postponed, it will be held on September 30-October 1. In the event the July exam must be postponed, the Court may certify recent law graduates to practice under an emergency limited license rule. 
September 30-October 1The announcements and related updates can be found on the Committee’s web page.
July 28-29
Rescheduled to September 9-11
(The exam in Delaware is administered over 2.5 days.)
District of ColumbiaSeptember 9-10Due to limited seating, registration for priority registrants for the exam will be held May 18-28; if seating remains available after the priority-registration period, the Court will announce the opening of a non-priority registration period.
FloridaJuly 28-29
GeorgiaSeptember 9-10Adoption/expansion of supervised/provisional practice rule until bar exam can be taken or bar exam results are announced 
GuamSeptember 9-10
HawaiiSeptember 9-10
IdahoJuly 28-29
IllinoisSeptember 9-10
Indianaone-day remotely administered exam on July 28
Iowato administer to the exam in JulyIf the exam cannot be administered as scheduled, the Board intends to administer the exam on September 9-10.
KansasJuly 28-29will offer an additional administration of the exam on September 9-10 if needed, in addition to the July administration.
KentuckyTo administer the exam in July.Will administer the exam in July as well as offer an additional administration of the exam on September 30-October 1.
LouisianaThe Committee will administer a 1-day bar examination on two dates: July 27 and October 10. Possible seating capacity limits to ensure compliance with public health guidelines and sets forth a priority schedule.
MaineSeptember 30-October 1The Board announced the availability of a limited number of additional seats and a three-tiered application period for those not already on the seating list.
Maryland September 9-10.Maryland’s uniform bar examination has been rescheduled for Sep. 9-10
MassachusettsSeptember 30-October 1If the Uniform Bar Exam cannot be conducted safely in person on September 30-October 1, an alternative exam will be administered remotely
MichiganJuly 28One-day online exam will be administered  consisting solely of the essay portion of the traditional exam.
MinnesotaPlanning to administer the exam in JulyWill administer the exam in July and on September 9-10
MississippiJuly 28-29
MissouriThe exam is still proceeding as scheduled in July.In the event the exam cannot be administered in July, it will be held on September 9-10.
MontanaJuly 28-29
NebraskaWill be administered in July along with an additional administration on September 9-10. 
Nevada July 28 and 29 Exam to be conducted remotely. It will be taken open book – 8 one-hour essays and a performance test.
New HampshireSeptember 9-10
New JerseySeptember 9-10
New MexicoJuly exam postponed, date to be announcedplanning for a possible temporary, limited supervised practice program for applicants awaiting an opportunity to take the bar exam, only if the exam cannot be administered in 2020.
New YorkSeptember 9-10The Board of Law Examiners subsequently made the following announcements on its website
North Carolinaintends to administer the exam in JulyIf the exam cannot be administered as scheduled, it will administer the exam on September 9-10
North Dakotaplanning to administer the exam on July 28-29.If the exam cannot be administered in July, it will administer the exam on September 9-10.
OhioJuly 28-29
postponed until September 9-10
The Court has also expanded its Practice Pending Admission during the Admission to the Practice of Law Process for recent law school graduates.
OklahomaJuly 28-29
Oregonto administer the exam on July 28-29. If the exam cannot be administered in July, it will be administered in the fall; maximum seating capacity of 500 applicants.
PennsylvaniaSeptember 9-10order authorizing a limited license for July 2020 bar exam applicants.
Rhode Islandpostponed indefinitelyUpdate to be issued soon
South CarolinaJuly 28-29Updates to be issued
South DakotaJuly 28Supreme Court of South Dakota order
TennesseeThe exam will be administered in July as well as on September 30-October 1.
policy recommended by the Board establishing a protocol for seating applicants due to limited seating capacity
TexasSeptember 9-11 in addition to the July exam
UtahJuly exam postponed, date to be announcedDiploma privilege option
VermontSeptember 9-10
VirginiaJuly 28-29Updates to follow
WashingtonJuly 28-29
September 9-10
Washington has a rule allowing law school graduates to practice law for up to 18 months under the supervision of a licensed attorney.  
West VirginiaJuly 28-29All atendees may be screened before entering the site. Applicants not allowed to enter if their temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher.
WisconsinJuly 28-29
July 28-29
Virgin Islands
Updates to follow



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