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COA posts new podcast

A new podcast on the Uniform Bar Exam, featuring an interview with Diane Bosse, is now available at the Office of Court Administration’s website. Bosse, an attorney in Buffalo, is chair of the New York State Board of Law Examiners. ...

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Proposed UBE pros/cons being weighed

Justin Vigdor, at podium right, testifies before the Advisory Committee to study the proposed adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination in New York at the Appellate Division, Fourth Department courtroom in Rochester on Thursday. He testified in front of Hannah Arterian, Leo Milonas, the Hon. Jenny Rivera, Diane Bosse and Seymour James Jr. Credit: Vasiliy Baziuk

More time and information is needed before the state should decide whether or not to adopt a uniform bar exam, according to the New York State Bar Association, while a student and two out-of-state people testifying Thursday argued it would ...

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NYSBA not endorsing uniform bar exam

A proposal to adopt a uniform bar exam in New York was discussed Friday by Eileen Millett before the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates at the association’s annual meeting in New York City. Millett, counsel at the New York City firm Epstein Becker & Green P.C., co-chairs the Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar with Patricia Salkin, dean at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Seated, from left, are President-elect David P. Miranda, President Glenn Lau-Kee and Treasurer Sharon Stern Gerstman. Courtesy New York State Bar Association

A uniform bar exam, as proposed last fall by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, is not being endorsed at this time by the New York State Bar Association. The proposal would replace the current state exam with a uniform test, adopted ...

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Date change of NYC UBE hearing

The time and date of the New York City public hearing on the uniform bar exam has been changed. Originally scheduled for Jan. 21 at City University of New York School of Law, the hearing will still be conducted there, ...

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Public hearings scheduled on UBE

Three public hearings are scheduled so far by the state Office of Court Administration to hear comments on a proposal to adopt a uniform bar exam. One of them will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Appellate Division, ...

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New York considers uniform bar exam


New York, although not the first to adopt a uniform bar examination, could lead a trend of larger states, prompting others to follow in what could eventually become implementation of a national licensing standard. The state Court of Appeals, on ...

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