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The State Bar of California’s decision July 27 to release the topics of the essay questions for the upcoming bar exam after an inadvertent leak to some law deans has caused quite a stir. But it’s hardly the first time things have gone sideways when it comes to the bar exam. From lost tests and technology glitches to many a scoring mistake, the twice-annual attorney licensing exam is a perpetual breeding ground for flubs.

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Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at ksloan@alm.com. On Twitter: @KarenSloanNLJ Sign up for Ahead of the Curve—her weekly email update on trends and innovation in legal education—here: https://www.law.com/briefings/ahead-of-the-curve/

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