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Most 2016 Law Grads Who Took The Bar Passed, ABA Says

Law360 (April 19, 2019, 10:03 PM EDT) -- About 88.6% of 2016 law school graduates who took the bar exam within two years of completing school passed the test, the American Bar Association said Friday, noting that the class of 2016's two-year success rate is about the same as that of 2015 graduates.

The rate was part of a comprehensive set of data on bar passage outcomes released by the ABA Managing Director’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The report was compiled using data provided by law schools, the ABA said.

In total, approximately 97% of 2016 graduates sat for a bar exam within two...

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