- Examiners, state boards rethinking traditional use of practical exams, scored exams, and live patients
- Default discipline of licensee who sent rebuttal letter prior to filing of disciplinary charges is valid
- Law does not waive sovereign immunity for constitutional claims unless they involve challenge of a state statute
- U.S. court restores emergency health law authorizing discipline of physicians performing abortions
- Architects, CPAs, engineers, surveyors push back against licensing deregulation campaigns
The February bar exam traditionally results in fewer lawyer candidates passing than its July counterpart; however, in recent years the results have fallen to unprecedented levels. Last week, the American Bar Association Journal reported that the February 2017 multistate bar exam results were the lowest since the test was first given in 1972. The average score was 134.1, down from last February’s average score of 135, which was at the time the lowest rate since 1983.
Full story by Marilyn Odendahl via The Indiana Lawyer