Bloomberg Law
July 26, 2021, 10:00 AM

Bar Exam This Week May Signal End of Remote Tests in Many States

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

The run-up to this week’s bar exams across the country has been quieter than at any time since the coronavirus pandemic struck.

Critics of the biannual exam and anxious test takers previously slammed the in-person tests held in some states, citing the risk of infection. They also panned the remote exams certain other states opted for, voicing concerns about facial image and proctoring technology.

Broad coalitions urged that the test be scrapped in favor of diploma privilege, which allows law school grads who meet certain conditions to become licensed without taking or passing the exam. They partially succeeded when several ...

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