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UNFORESEEN – Uncertainty abounds in the associate hiring market due to COVID-19. As Karen Sloan reports, Columbia Law has told its students that summer associate interviews will be delayed until January, in part because schools have switched to pass/fail grades for the spring. Other schools are expected to announce similar delays. At the same time, legal education professionals are mulling the cancellation or delay of the July bar exam. What’s more, the chances of this summer’s associate programs proceeding as usual look increasingly slim.

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