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.
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 […]
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.