Testing Task Force Releases Preliminary Recommendations

NCBE’s Testing Task Force has released its preliminary recommendations for the next generation of the bar exam. The Task Force will present its recommendations to bar admission authorities and the legal academy at webinars scheduled for early January and looks forward to addressing questions and comments from stakeholders as the recommendations are finalized for submission to the…


Preliminary Recommendations Coming January 4!

As we head into the last few weeks of 2020, we are excited to announce that our preliminary recommendations for the next generation of the bar exam will be posted to the Testing Task Force website on Monday, January 4, 2021, at noon central time. We look forward to receiving input from the bar admissions…

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Task Force Busy Drafting Phase 3 Report

The Task Force has been busy drafting a Phase 3 report and gathering additional internal and external psychometric input on the suggestions from the blueprint and test design committees so we can make some high-level preliminary decisions before submitting a set of final recommendations to NCBE’s Board of Trustees in January 2021. We plan to…

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Task Force Convened Two Committees Over the Summer

The Task Force convened two committees over the summer that met by video conference to develop Phase 3 recommendations for the blueprint and design of the new examination based on the results of the Phase 2 practice analysis; the opinions and ideas voiced by stakeholders during Phase 1; and the professional judgment and experience of…


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The Testing Task Force Phase 3 Report is out! In it, you can learn about the content and design issues our Blueprint Development Committee and Test Design Committee discussed over the summer and see their input on how the #FutureBarExam could look.

The Task Force has reached a pivotal moment in its three-year study: the Blueprint Development Committee and the Test Design Committee have completed their work for Phase 3 and made preliminary recommendations about the #barexam of the future. Read more: