Reacting to concerns from more than two dozen lawmakers, major bar groups and academics, New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye is ordering further study before a plan to boost the passing score on the bar examination is fully implemented. Critics have complained that the increase is unnecessary and that raising the cutoff point could result in fewer minorities passing.
Further Study Pledged Before N.Y. Full Bar Score Hike
New York Law Journal
June 15, 2005