Calif. Supreme Court Won't Lower Score To Pass Bar Exam

Law360, San Jose (October 18, 2017, 9:25 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court announced Wednesday it will not lower the score required to pass the state’s bar exam, the second highest in the nation, while asking the state bar and law schools to investigate the factors behind a recent drop in pass rates.

In a letter addressed to California State Bar Board of Trustees President Michael G. Colantuono and Executive Director Leah Wilson, the justices of the state’s high court said their decision should not be read as the final word on the matter....
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