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New York Law Journal, November 14, 2013

Task Force Suggests Changes to Bar Exam

Law graduates taking the New York State bar exam in 2015 had better be schooled in aspects of administrative law but they will not need to be experts on Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code, which covers obligations and procedures of negotiable instruments such as checks or notes. Changes to the exam were mentioned in a report issued Wednesday by the New York City Bar Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession, which among things, urged the Board of Law Examiners and the New York Court of Appeals to consider further proposals to reform the bar exam and lawyer accreditation process.

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