The State Bar of California announced that only a quarter of applicants passed the California bar exam in its most recent sitting, a record low for the test that lawyers must pass to practice in the state.
The State Bar of California announced that only a quarter of applicants passed the California bar exam in its most recent sitting, a record low for the test that lawyers must pass to practice in the state. Getty Images/iStockphoto
The State Bar of California announced that only a quarter of applicants passed the California bar exam in its most recent sitting, a record low for the test that lawyers must pass to practice in the state. Getty Images/iStockphoto

A bar too high? Pass rate plummets to record low for California lawyer exam

May 19, 2018 11:38 AM