The bar exam is under an unprecedented amount of pressure amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with four states now offering pathways to practice that bypass the test and mounting calls for the elimination or radical reinvention of the attorney licensing exam.

But a new poll commissioned by the National Conference of Bar Examiners—which designs the test—finds that the vast majority of Americans support the requirement that new lawyers pass the bar before they can practice law.

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