Breaking Barriers: In a changing profession, what is the impact of the Uniform Bar Examination?

By Robert J. Derocher

The ABA Bar Leader mentioned the Task Force on the New York Bar Examination. President Greenberg is quoted. (may require subscription)

What began less than a decade ago as an agreement between two states—the Uniform Bar Examination, or UBE—has now quickly morphed into a movement encompassing 36 states and two territories. The rapid expansion, some observers say, is now opening a door for state and local bars to solve one of their most vexing challenges: finding and cultivating new members.

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