Professor James D. Miller, of Smith College wrote an interesting piece on his blog (this link) about the California Bar exam. It begins,
Rather then forbidding these 43.9% from practicing law California should allow them to practice so long as they clearly tell their clients that they failed the bar exam. This way the . . . → Read More: Prof. James D. Miller’s Take on the Bar
Oh, yes, that 18 year old who just passed the California Bar Exam (on her first try). The woman who enrolled in college full time at age 11. The woman who went to law school at age 15.
Read more about Ms. Holtz in the L.A. Times. Click here.
The State Bar of California has posted on its website a summary of the pass rates for the July 2007 exam. This is an interesting slip in-and-of itself, however the pass rates are the star.
According to the report (see: http://calbar.ca.gov/calbar/pdfs/admissions/Pass_StatsSummary.pdf), the pass rates are:
General Examinees: 56.1% Attorney Examinees: 37.3%
The pass rate for . . . → Read More: California July 2007 Bar Exam Results EARLY?