Close Menu
X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Students taking a simulated multi-state bar examination in 2014 at the Jacob J. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

The long-discussed overhaul of the bar exam is a go.

The National Conference of Bar Examiners’ Board of Trustees on Jan. 28 adopted a series of recommendations for the next generation of the licensing exam, meaning that the test will look significantly different when the new version debuts in about five years. According to the National Conference, the revised exam will place more emphasis on testing legal skills and will require less memorization of wide swaths of law. Among those approved changes:

Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at [email protected] 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/

More from this author

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

Law Firm Hiring - By School

Find out where graduates from top law schools are starting their careers, and their penetration rate into the Am Law 200. Log into Legal Compass or start your free trial today.

Get More Information
 

More From ALM

Premium Subscription

With this subscription you will receive unlimited access to high quality, online, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry. This is perfect for attorneys licensed in multiple jurisdictions or for attorneys that have fulfilled their CLE requirement but need to access resourceful information for their practice areas.
View Now

Team Accounts

Our Team Account subscription service is for legal teams of four or more attorneys. Each attorney is granted unlimited access to high quality, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry along with administrative access to easily manage CLE for the entire team.
View Now

Bundle Subscriptions

Gain access to some of the most knowledgeable and experienced attorneys with our 2 bundle options! Our Compliance bundles are curated by CLE Counselors and include current legal topics and challenges within the industry. Our second option allows you to build your bundle and strategically select the content that pertains to your needs. Both options are priced the same.
View Now

Legalweek(year) 2021

February 02, 2021 - July 14, 2021
Virtual

Legalweek(year) will bring together thousands of legal professionals for a series of 5 innovative virtual legal events.


Register

General Counsel Conference Midwest: SuperConference 2021

July 26, 2021 - July 27, 2021
Chicago, IL

GCC Midwest addresses today's legal issues facing companies by providing general counsel with insight and best practices.


Register

General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2021

September 07, 2021 - September 08, 2021
Sydney

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.


Register

Communications Associate

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Washington DC office of Squire Patton Boggs is seeking an Attorney with five years or more of telecom experience to join our Communicati...


Apply Now ›

Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation Associate

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, a global law firm, is currently seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and highly motivated Intellectual Pro...


Apply Now ›

Medmal Nursing Home Plaintiff's Senior Associate

Garden City, New York, United States

Long Island and New York City based plaintiff's Personal Injury law firm seeks a medical malpractice/nursing home litigation associate to jo...


Apply Now ›

COMPASS LEGAL MARKETING

04/12/2021
DBR Web

RIVERO MESTRE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE OUR LATEST RECOGNITIONS, RIVERO MESTRE NAMED FIRM OF THE YEAR IN THE 2021 BENCHMARK FLORIDA LITIGATION GUIDE. CHAMBERS NAMES RIVERO MESTRE OUTSTANDING FIRM FOR FURTHERING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. ANDRES RIVERO, JORGE A.


View Announcement ›

LOMBARDI & LOMBARDI

04/12/2021
NJLJ Web

LOMBARDI & LOMBARDI, P.A. PROUDLY WELCOMES JAMIE D. HAPPAS P.J. Cv. (Ret.)


View Announcement ›

BRACH EICHLER LLC

04/05/2021
NJLJ Web

Please to announce...


View Announcement ›

Subscribe to Corporate Counsel

Don't miss the crucial news and insights you need to make informed legal decisions. Join Corporate Counsel now!

Unlimited access to Corporate Counsel
Access to additional free ALM publications
1 free article* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications
Join Corporate Counsel

Already have an account? Sign In