Bloomberg Law
May 4, 2020, 8:58 PM

D.C. Appeals Court Delays Bar Exam Until September Due to Virus

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

The next District of Columbia bar exam will take place in September, as the nation’s capital falls in line with several states that have delayed their tests because of Covid-19-related public health concerns.

The D.C. bar exam will take place Sept. 9-10, one of two options for delay put forth by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, the D.C. Court of Appeals announced Monday. Because authorities will be following social distancing protocols, seating “almost certainly” will be limited, according to the order released Monday afternoon.

The exam being offered at multiple venues, the order said, and there will be public ...

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