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03may12:00 AM11:59 PMAnnual Bar Admissions Conference Focus GroupsClick to open

21mayAll Day22AASE Conference Focus Group SessionsClick to Open

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13junAll DayABA New Deans and Deans Workshops Focus Group SessionsClick to Open

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march 2019

08mar(mar 8)12:00 AM09(mar 9)11:59 PMPractice Analysis Focus Group SessionClick to open

february 2019

22feb(feb 22)12:00 AM23(feb 23)11:59 PMPractice Analysis Focus Group SessionClick to open

08feb12:00 AM11:59 PMLSAC & NCBE Best Practices in High Stakes TestingClick to Open

02feb12:00 AM11:59 PMPractice Analysis Focus Group SessionClick to open

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The Testing Task Force

In January 2018, the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) appointed a Testing Task Force charged with undertaking a three-year study to ensure that the bar examination continues to test the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for competent entry-level legal practice in the 21st century. The study is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020.

Latest News

February 12, 2019

2019 Off to a Great Start for the Testing Task Force’s Study

2019 is off to a great start for the Testing Task Force’s study thanks to everyone who participated in the January and February stakeholder focus groups facilitated by ACS Ventures  (at the AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, the UBE Forum in San Antonio, the ABA Midyear Meeting in Las Vegas, and the LSAC & NCBE Best Practices in High Stakes Testing conference in Albuquerque). The Task Force heard opinions from bar administrators, bar leaders, supreme court justices, practitioners, law students, and law school faculty regarding the current bar examination and its future direction. Also in February, the American Institutes
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What Do New Lawyers Need to Know? Think back to your first day at your current job. What did you need to know to be able to hit the ground running? What kinds of things did you do regularly, and Read More

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