Bloomberg Law
July 16, 2020, 9:04 PMUpdated: July 17, 2020, 2:18 PM

New York Bar Exam Canceled Over Covid-19 Concerns (2)

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer
Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

The New York Board of Law Examiners has canceled the state’s September bar exam as a result of ongoing concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.

“In light of accelerating public health concerns and continuing governmental restrictions, the Board of Law Examiners has concluded that an in-person bar exam cannot be safely administered on September 9-10, 2020,” officials wrote late July 16 on the New York Board of Law Examiners website. “Participants’ health and safety must remain our top priority and, because conditions have not sufficiently improved, the September exam has been canceled.”

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