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New York Cancels Bar Examination, However Leaves Regulation Faculty Grads Questioning, ‘Now What?’

Cancelling the bar exam with no clear plan demonstrates how far removed from the reality of bar study the Court of Appeals is. Adding more chaos to this uncertain time is devastating and traumatizing. But you will get through it.

— Professor Allie Robbins of the City University of New York School of Law, commenting on the fact that would-be bar examinees in New York now have absolutely no idea what their futures hold because the Court of Appeals canceled the in-person September exam without announcing an alternative test date.

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