Is the Bar Exam truly necessary to prove an applicant is qualified? The Legal Industry's current implementation of the exam would suggest the answer is "No"
On May 5, 2020, the NCBE made their official announcement regarding the July 2020 Bar Exam.
This follows up on our April 17th article "Will the July 2020 Bar Exam be Delayed" where we explained the issues with deciding whether to continue, cancel, or reschedule. As mentioned in that article, several states are waiting for the NCBE to make it's recommendation on May 5.
Information about delays regarding the February 2020 Bar Exam in the Post-Covid19 Environment
Update on the states who have announced their plans for the 2020 July Bar Exam
After reviewing initial passing rates, it does not appear that implementation of the UBE has eased the passing of the bar.