Bloomberg Law
July 23, 2020, 8:57 PMUpdated: July 23, 2020, 9:46 PM

New York Moves Bar Exam Online After Axing In-Person Test (1)

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

New York will hold its upcoming bar exam online in October.

The Thursday announcement comes one week after the state canceled the in-person exam set for September out of public health concerns stemming from Covid-19.

New York joins several other large states that are moving their tests online because of health concerns, including Illinois, which also announced similar news on Thursday. The Ohio Supreme Court issued its own statement on Wednesday.

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Janet DeFiore approved a plan put forth by a working group chaired by retired Court of Appeals Judge Howard A. Levine to study the ...

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