State Bar Leaves Reducing Exam Score for Supreme Court to Resolve

Bar leaders offer justices a range of lower scores, or keeping it at 144.

, The Recorder


California state bar trustees on Wednesday punted the fate of the bar exam pass score to the California Supreme Court, offering the justices a range of choices on the controversial issue, from leaving the score at 144 to lowering it to 139.

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  • Katherine

    It wasn‘t an issue needing a resolution until the Bar entertained whiny law school students and law school deans. Leave it to the Bar to invent problems.

  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    The once Golden State has been hyper-litigious for decades, so it needs more mediocre parasites licensed to practice law like it needs a 7.8 magnitude earthquake or several more wild fires.

  • Bridger54

    Why not? Just the fact that thousands and thousands have passed it shouldn‘t mean that someone who doesn‘t test well shouldn‘t be allowed to practice. The same should be extended to Pilots, electricians, Firemen (oh, they did that) sewage high rise building engineers. See? No problem.

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