Bar Exams Continue Plummeting; Worst Results in Decades

Last year, when recent law school graduates posted underwhelming results on the July administration of the bar exam, they blamed ExamSoft’s malfunctioning software for all of their problems. Erica Moeser, the president and CEO of the National Conference of Bar Examiners, didn’t care about the tech glitch; when it came to the nationwide drop in MBE scores, she declared that July 2014’s bar takers were simply “less able” than their predecessors. As could have been expected, law school graduates and law school deans were enraged. According to them, the problem wasn’t the test-takers, it was the test itself.

Follow the link to see the 2015 results and Bloomberg Analysis of what falling exam scores could be for future layers...

Author: Staci Zaretsky