Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Law deans ask National Conference of Bar Examiners to conduct "thorough investigation" of drop in exam scores

According to the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, 80 deans representing mostly middle-ranked and public law schools have signed a letter to the NCBE asking for a "thorough investigation of the administration and scoring of the July 2014 bar exam" in light of the double-digit drop in bar pass rates experienced by several schools.  The NCBE has said the drop in exams scores is due to a weaker graduating class rather than any problem with the exam or the scoring.  A few weeks ago, we told you about similar kerfuffle between the NCBE and the Dean of Brooklyn Law School.  You can check out the full details on this latest multi-school dust-up via the Wall Street Journal Law Blog here.


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