The bar examination is sweet for a lot of issues. First, making testing corporations cash! Okay, that’s all I can consider. Justifications apart, it exists and individuals who wish to follow legislation have to leap over the hurdle. And California locations the bar excessive. Like actually excessive. From Law360:
Fewer than one in three candidates who sat for California’s February bar examination handed, in keeping with figures launched Friday evening by the state bar.
The 32.5% cross price represents a slight dip from the 33.9% of candidates who handed in February 2022. Friday’s numbers mark the fourth time since 2013 that greater than two-thirds of test-takers failed the winter examination.
For what it’s price, California is way from the one state that has seen a drop in take a look at scores:
The lower in cross charges mirrors a slide seen in different states this yr in addition to a 1.5-point fall within the nationwide imply rating registered by these taking the multistate bar examination in February. Florida, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Texas noticed their charges fall by 5% or extra. Officers with the Nationwide Convention of Bar Examiners linked the drop to a rise within the variety of repeat test-takers. Extra first-time candidates than traditional took the February 2022 examination, which officers credited to delays in coursework and take a look at preparation tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
I’d say good luck to most of you however 1) the names of the parents who handed had been posted on Sunday and a couple of) statistically, that received’t pan out effectively. On the intense facet, know that we’re one take a look at nearer to the bar not being a factor anymore. Hopefully.
Go Charge on California’s February Bar Examination Dips Beneath 33% [Law360]
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