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September bar exam canceled

Alyssa Mokay, Shane Costa, Vera Neroni, Jeff Baumann and Eamon Kelleher during the Bar Admission Ceremony for the Fourth Judicial Department held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rochester on Jan. 16. The state Court of Appeals, on recommendation by the New York Board of Law Examiners, is seeking public comments on a proposal to offer a uniform bar exam. Many believe that adopting the uniform bar exam would expand employment opportunities for law school graduates. Vasiliy Baziuk

The New York State Board of Law Examiners on Thursday canceled the bar examination that was scheduled for Sept. 9-10. The decision was based on current conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and with a focus on the health and ...

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State planning for rescheduled bar exam


Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting cancellation of the July bar examination, state officials are considering allowing some recent law school graduates to practice law to a limited extent before passing the bar exam. In March, the Court ...

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July bar exam results announced

The New York State Board of Law Examiners announced the results of the July Bar Exam. The passing rate for graduates of American Bar Association accredited law schools who took the bar examination for the first time in July is ...

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68 percent pass July bar exam

Results for the July bar exam in New York state were released Tuesday. Sixty-eight percent of students from American Bar Association-accredited law schools passed. That’s 4 percentage points higher than the July 2016 exam, and the highest passing rate for that group ...

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