Maryland’s February bar exam pass rate hits five-year high
The percentage of Maryland bar exam takers who passed the annual February exam hit a five-year high this year when 43% percent of the 378 test takers received good news from the State Board of Law Examiners.
Uniform Bar Exam focuses on topics that are common nationwide
The bar exam that would-be Maryland attorneys sat for last month — and that future bar applicants will take — was different from those taken by their forebears. Gone from the two-day test offered twice annually are essay questions related specifically to Maryland law and procedure. Maryland-specific questions are now asked separately, online, in a […]
A switch in time saves 15
Maryland’s top court will soon consider, and likely adopt, an emergency rule that would spare more than a dozen attorneys in the public defender’s office who are licensed out of state from having to take a Maryland bar exam in February – or perhaps ever -- if they wish to remain paid employees.