Fla. Announces 2 Backup Plans For Oct. 13 Bar Exam

By Carolina Bolado (September 30, 2020, 8:32 PM EDT) -- The Florida Board of Bar Examiners said Wednesday that ongoing trial runs of the bar exam using new ExamSoft software have been a success, but added that two backup plans will be in place for the Oct. 13 exam in case there are issues with the software.

The FBBE said more than 2,800 applicants have successfully completed mock Florida Bar exams this month using the ExamSoft software, which was brought in after data privacy and other problems with testing software from ILG Technologies Inc. that led to the cancellation of the Aug. 19 exam just days before.

"We are encouraged by...

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