Bloomberg Law
Dec. 29, 2020, 9:32 PM

Calif. Bar Clears Thousands of Exam Takers Flagged for Cheating

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

About 86% of the 3,000 California bar exam takers initially cited for possible cheating in the online version of the October test have been cleared after additional review, according to the State Bar of California.

A total of 3,190 of the more than 9,000 people who sat for the biannual test in October were initially cited for possible rules violations by artificial intelligence-enabled proctors. That group, identified based on audio and video recordings of exam-taker activity, has since been whittled down to 432.

The initial revelation that about one-third of the state’s exam takers were being looked at for possible ...

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