NCBE White Paper - Bar Admissions During the Pandemic: Evaluating Options for the Class of 2020

NCBE Publishes White Paper to Assist Courts and Boards

On April 9, 2020, NCBE published a white paper, Bar Admissions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evaluating Options for the Class of 2020. The white paper is intended to assist jurisdiction courts and boards of bar examiners in evaluating some of the proposals being discussed for 2020 law school graduates in light of the uncertainty surrounding…

Phase 2 Report of The Testing Task Force

Testing Task Force Publishes Phase 2 Report

The Testing Task Force is pleased to publish its Phase 2 report, which details the results of the practice analysis it conducted last year. View the Testing Task Force Phase 2 Report: 2019 Practice Analysis to learn about what knowledge, skills, and abilities newly licensed lawyers need to perform their job activities. The results of…

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Nationwide Practice Analysis Survey Concludes

Thousands of attorneys from around the country took the Testing Task Force’s historic practice analysis survey, which successfully concluded at the end of September. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey; the responses will help guide policy decisions about test content during Phase 3 of our study. The results of the survey will…

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What Do Stakeholders Think About the Bar Exam?

The Testing Task Force Phase 1 report Your Voice: Stakeholder Thoughts About the Bar Exam is now available. The report details the rich body of information that the Task Force heard from more than 400 participating stakeholders on what they like and dislike about the current bar exam, as well as their ideas for possible…


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Thanks again to everyone who took the practice analysis survey last fall. You can view the results of this analysis in the Testing Task Force Phase 2 Report!

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