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A passing of the bar (access required)

Wisconsin law school graduates are undoubtedly happier than other law school graduates — America’s Dairyland is the only state that does not require a bar exam. Students who graduate from a state law school can practice in Wisconsin without taking ...

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The NC Bar exam: Bigger venues, but the same stress (access required)

The most noticeable changes to the North Carolina bar exam in the past 25 years have been environmental – larger venues, the migration to laptops, and explosive growth in the number of law grads. The substance of the exam, however, remains much as it was when a break from bar prep meant cranking up Def Leppard and downing a Jolt cola.

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Final exam (access required)

Last summer’s soupy July air and 90-degree temperatures seemed as heavy as the clouds of dread hanging over the law grads filing into the bar exam. A security guard sat near the door of the state fairgrounds’ Jim Graham Building, sweating. Where, a visitor asked, was Fred Parker, executive director of the Board of Law Examiners?

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