Graduates from out-of-state law schools won’t get shut out of the New York bar exam after all.

The New York State Board of Bar Examiners announced this week that registration for the postponed July exam—now scheduled for Sept. 9 and 10—has closed, and all candidates who completed an application will be given a seat. That’s a major relief for the thousands of graduates from schools outside New York who were left wondering about their exam prospects when the board announced in late April that it likely would not be able to accommodate everyone and would give priority to graduates of in-state schools.

This content has been archived.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 Advance® 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]