Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Hard data on bar passage rates

Image result for flunkedFor an interesting article and detailed data about how California law schools fared on the last bar exam, see in today's Recorder: By the Numbers: How California Law Schools Fared on the Bar Exam

California has 21 ABA-accredited law schools, and only five of them had at least 75% of their graduates pass the July bar exam.

On the lighter side of goofs, a reader brought to SCAN's attention a brief filed in the 9th Circuit today that contains a certificate stating:
"I certify that this brief complies with the type-volume limitation of Fed. R. App. P. 32(a)(7)(B)(i) because it contains words."
(Oops, forgot to insert that all-important number...!)