Paul L. Caron

Friday, July 10, 2020

Kentucky Is Fifth State To Recently Switch From On-Ground To Online Bar Exam

Supreme Court Cancels In-Person Bar Exams In 2020 As Precaution During Pandemic, Aannounces Remote Bar Exam Oct. 5-6:

Kentucky Bar AssociationThe Supreme Court of Kentucky has entered amended order 2020-50 canceling the July 28-29 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1 bar examinations due to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. To protect the health and safety of bar applicants, employees and volunteers, the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions will administer a remote bar examination offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners on Oct. 5-6. ...

The Supreme Court also entered amended order 2020-51 revising its temporary rule regarding Supervised Practice of Law Pending Admission. Under the revised order, individuals who applied for the July or September 2020 bar examination and who are now registered for the October remote examination may apply for temporary admission to the Kentucky Bar Association. The temporary admission would be subject to certain conditions, including supervision by a licensed attorney.

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