October 24, 2019: State Bar Association Task Force Reviewing NY Bar Exam To Hold Public Hearing in Albany
FRIDAY, OCT. 25 – 8 A.M. TO 2 P.M. – ALBANY LAW SCHOOL
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Task Force on the New York Bar Examination will hold a public hearing on Friday, Oct. 25 concerning the adoption in May 2015 of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The task force is investigating and will report on the experience and impact of New York’s adoption of the UBE. The event will also be livestreamed.
Oct. 25, 2019 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Albany Law School, Room 200
80 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
The task force, jointly created by NYSBA President Hank Greenberg and past NYSBA President Michael Miller, is considering the impact that the UBE has had on applicants; on the qualifications and relevant knowledge of newly admitted New York attorneys; on potential employers; on current members of the bar; and on diversity in the profession. The task force is engaging with the bar, the judiciary, practitioners, students and deans of New York’s law schools, as they work to ensure that the views of all stakeholders are heard.
About the New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. Since 1876, NYSBA has helped shape the development of law, educated and informed the legal profession and the public, and championed the rights of New Yorkers through advocacy and guidance in our communities.
Contact: Christian Nolan