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You Sniveling Little Cheats! (A Discussion About Professionalism)

(Image via Getty) By Your Bar Examiner Greetings, We Bar Examiners would like to remind you lazy students, who did not have to walk uphill, in the snow (both ways), that you are perhaps The Worst Generation Ever. Instead of studying for the bar with razor-like focus, you perpetually worry about whether you are going […]

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This Elite Law School Provides Some Great Value

(Image via Getty) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! According to data collected by Law.com’s 2020 Go-To Law School Ranking, which tracks the number of Class of 2019 grads who wind up working at the 100 largest law firms, which law school in the Go-To top 10 has the […]

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Georgia Cancels September Exam, Moves Online

While many law students around the country are still staring down a bar exam next week because Mola Ram demands his ritualistic sacrifice, some states had already pushed the bar exam to September. Alas, a date that was once seen as an abundance of caution is now looking as dangerously optimistic and the bar examiners […]

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Kirkland’s Go-To Law School

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! According to data collected by Law.com’s 2020 Go-To Law School Ranking, which law school did Kirkland hire the most associates from last year? Hint: 22 members of the Class of 2019 went to Kirkland from this top law school. See the answer on the […]

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New York Cancels Bar Exam, But Leaves Law School Grads Wondering, ‘Now What?’

Cancelling the bar exam with no clear plan demonstrates how far removed from the reality of bar study the Court of Appeals is. Adding more chaos to this uncertain time is devastating and traumatizing. But you will get through it. — Professor Allie Robbins of the City University of New York School of Law, commenting […]

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BREAKING: New York Cancels September Bar Examination

New York moved quickly to cancel the July examination and move the test to September. At the time, it signaled an abundance of caution. Now the state has come to terms with the fact that even September will be too soon for an in-person exam. The BOLE announced the change today: In light of accelerating […]

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Now You Can Pay To Know Your LSAT Score Before It Gets Reported To Law Schools

If you thought the online and at-home LSAT (LSAT Flex) was a game changer, well, then I’m about to blow your goddamned mind. The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the group that administers the LSAT, has announced a new program that will allow prospective law students the opportunity to view their LSAT score BEFORE it […]

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Veteran State Court Judge Rips Bar Exam, Says Test ‘Does Not Function To Protect The Public’

Judge Darleen Ortega has spent 17 years on the Oregon Court of Appeals and she’s learned a thing or two about the bar exam as she’s watched from her judicial perch. So when Oregon opted to join Utah and Washington in granting emergency diploma privilege in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and she saw mainstream […]

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Concerned About COVID At July Bar Exam, Virginia Cancels Requirement That Applicants Wear Ties

Virginia isn’t the worst off of any state right now, but COVID infection rates have crept up over the past couple of weeks as America continues its nationwide backslide into the pandemic. And yet Virginia remained one of the astoundingly non-zero number of states insisting on an in-person bar exam this month over every bit […]

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It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (So Let’s Talk Zoom)

Almost anyone, myself included, who spent a significant amount of time at any level of competitive policy debate, be it high school or college, likely has a soft spot for R.E.M.’s 1987 song “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine).” This niche popularity stems from the almost assuredly […]