Law-school grads are bombing the bar, and it’s a sign of trouble for legal education

By Jeremy Berke Bar-passage rates have plummeted in several big states, the National Law Journal reports, indicating that America’s law schools may be accepting less-qualified students than they once did. In California, for example, passage rates for the exam in July hit the lowest point since 1986, with just 46.6% of total applicants and 60% of first-time test takers passing. In New York, the passage rate for first-time test takers dropped 4 percentage points since the July 2014 test, from 74% to 70%, hitting the lowest point since 2004. Read the full article here:

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