More Than Two-Thirds Failed Calif. Bar Exam In February

Law360 (May 20, 2019, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Less than a third of the aspiring attorneys who took the California bar exam in February passed the test, marking the second-lowest pass rate in more than a decade, according to data released by the Golden State's bar.

Of the more than 4,600 would-be lawyers taking the February test, roughly 1,500 — about 31% — passed the exam, the State Bar of California announced on Friday.

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The figure represents a slight uptick from the record-low pass rate of...

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