Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The California State Bar has released the results from the July 2017 bar exam. The overall pass rate was 49.6%, up 6.6 percentage points from last year. For California ABA-accredited law schools, the pass rate rose 8 percentage points from 2016, to 70%, but down 13 percentage points from 2008.
- ABA Journal, California Sees Increase in Pass Rates for July 2017 Despite Denying Requests to Lower Cut Score
- Above the Law, California’s Bar Exam Results Still Suck: A Celebration Of Mediocrity
- The Recorder, California Bar Exam Ends 3-Year Slide, As Nearly Half Pass July Sitting