Articles on Bar Exams

From My Perspective: Why a Bar Exam? By Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier, (ret.) Bench and Bar, November 2021 During COVID-19, many jurisdictions adopted emergency measures to ensure that recent law school graduates would not be delayed in their path to bar admission, making some question the need to require any bar exam at all.
Illinois adopts the Uniform Bar Examination – What’s this all about? By Leonard F. Amari Senior Lawyers, November 2018 The Illinois Supreme Court recently adopted the Uniform Bar Exam as a main component for bar admission.
What I wish I knew before taking the bar exam By Genevieve E. Niemann Young Lawyers Division, February 2018 Recommendations to help you conquer the bar!
Illinois Supreme Court weighs adoption of Uniform Bar Examination By Daniel Thies Young Lawyers Division, April 2017 The Illinois Supreme Court is considering whether to make Illinois the 28th jurisdiction in the country to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination (“UBE”), a single test that allows candidates for the bar to transfer their scores to multiple jurisdictions while still taking only one test.

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