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How should the bar exam be changed?

Libel, recusal, achievement tests round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 44th anniversary of former Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter’s election day victory over President Gerald Ford.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— Should multiple-choice and essay questions be removed from the bar exam?

— Actor Johnny Depp loses libel case against newspaper that called him a “wife beater.”

— Must a judge recuse herself from a criminal trial because her husband is attorney general?

— Court tells University of California to stop accepting applicants’ scholastic achievement scores.

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