California lowers bar exam score, moves test online

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The California Supreme Court made significant changes to the state’s bar exam. Testing dates have now been set for Oct. 5 and 6 and will be held entirely online. The court also permanently lowered the passing score.

Graduates who are unable to take the test in October will be able to apply for a temporary law license so they can practice under the supervision of a licensed attorney. Sixteen states, including California, have moved their bar exams online.

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This segment aired July 18, 2020.

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