Bloomberg Law
July 28, 2020, 10:00 AM

Thousands of Law Grads to Take Bar Exam In Person Despite Covid

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Britni Prybol graduated from law school in North Carolina in May, eager to start a career as a patent attorney. But she isn’t taking the state’s bar exam held on July 28 and 29. The two-time cancer survivor, who’s still getting hormonal chemotherapy treatment, feared that sitting in the same place for two days with hundreds of other test-takers would put her at risk of contracting the coronavirus and potentially spreading it to her husband and 7-year-old son.

“We keep thinking North Carolina will do the right thing,” says Prybol, referring to calls to move the test online or offer temporary law ...

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