Florida officials have deemed the state’s first-ever online bar exam a success—after months of delays, format changes and pushback from law graduates who argued that they should not be required to take the licensing exam during a pandemic or a least be given an open-book test.
In a statement released Thursday, the Florida Board of Bar Examiners said 3,137 examinees completed the test. Most of them finished the one-day remote exam Oct. 13, while examinees with accommodations tested on Oct. 14 as well. The test consisted of three essays and 100 multiple-choice questions.
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