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an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction

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The online Essay Architect tool presents a series of step-by-step exercises to teach students how to critically read bar exam questions.
Subject to edibility conditions, The Bar Study Loan may cover review course fees, bar exam fees, as well as living expenses incurred while studying for and taking the bar exam.
Campbell Law is the only law school in the state of North Carolina to place in the top two for first-time test takers on the July bar exam in each of the past four years.
This study guide helps law students prepare for the multistate bar exam by showing them how to analyze questions.
The New Hampshire will begin accepting motions for admission by transferred Uniform Bar Exam score Aug.
That decision came the same year the American Bar Association ramped up accreditation standards--75 percent of a school's first-time bar exam takers must pass the test three years in a row, and 75 percent of all test-takers, including repeat test-takers, must pass over a five-year period.
Stephanie Enyart requested special accommodations from the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) to take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam and the Multistate Bar Exam.
Brad's evenings are devoted to reliving college glories with a police football team -- when he should be studying for the bar exam, which he's already flunked twice.
More students are taking the state bar exam than in years past and with comparable results.
Developed in the 1910s in the same fervor of WASP anti-Semitism that motivated the Ivy League to overhaul its admissions procedures, the bar exam has served ever since to boost lawyer salaries while reducing the numbers of skilled lawyers available.
A contract assistant city attorney for the city of Milwaukee, she cites a lack of mental organization or "stream of consciousness thinking" as a major cause of her unsuccessful first crack at the Wisconsin Bar Exam in July 2003.
In an era when only those who score high enough on LSATs and have the money to attend the most costly colleges can even attempt the bar exam, the dream of becoming a lawyer is open largely to those with money and privilege.