DOWNWARD SPIRAL – It just keeps getting worse for bar exam takers. New data from the American Bar Association shows that just shy of 75 percent of the people who took the licensing test for the first time in 2018 passed, down from 77 percent in 2017, Karen Sloan reports. Pass rates have been on a five-year slide, and The Big Fail—an ongoing series from—examines what’s driving the trend and how law schools and legal employers are responding.

MONEY MATTERS - The Am Law 100, which ranks of the 100 largest-grossing law firms in the U.S, launches at 10 a.m. ET on affiliate The American Lawyer. So what do all the numbers mean? Who are the winners and losers? What spurred growth in 2018? What happens when a recession hits? To get answers to these questions and more, sign up for a free webinar, beginnning at 11 a.m. ET, to hear what our editors and analysts make of it all.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]