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IMPROVED - A pass rate of 51% on July’s California bar exam may not seem like cause for celebration, but as Cheryl Miller reports, it’s the first time in six years that a majority of people who took the July test passed. The results mirror higher pass rates already reported by other states. Florida, Illinois, New York, Virginia, Ohio, Massachusetts and North Dakota all saw passing rates climb year-over-year from July 2018. New York’s rate jumped two percentage points, to 65%.

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