Differences in state licensing requirements can mean attorneys may have to take the bar exam multiple times. In the final episode of [Un]Common Law’s three-part look at the bar exam, we ask why can’t there be one single national bar exam that would allow a lawyer to practice in any U.S. jurisdiction?
Big Law partners struggle with the idea of hiring more associates who work less hours, citing concerns over “quality.” But the largest firms have already, and quietly, doubled the share of law school graduates they hire since 2011. If the trend continues it will lead to an absurdity of the extreme. So, what’s really behind these “quality” concerns?