Bar Examinations and High-Stakes Assessments

 

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Submissions from 2018

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Test Validity: Faster is Not Necessarily Better, Ruth Colker

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Law Student Success and Supports: Examining Bar Passage and Factors That Contribute to Student Performance, Amy N. Farley, Christopher M. Swoboda, Joel Chanvisanuruk, and Keanen M. McKinley

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A Statistical Exploration: Analyzing the Relationship (If Any) between Externship Participation and Bar Exam Scores, Scott Johns

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Assessments All the Way Down, James McGrath and Andrew P. Morriss

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Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School's Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline, Louis N. Schulze

Submissions from 2017

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Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance, Katherine Austin-Beltz, Catherine Martin Christopher, and Darby Dickerson

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Smarter Law Study Habits: An Empirical Analysis of Law Learning Strategies and Relationship with Law GPA, Jennifer M. Cooper and Regan Gurung

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1L Is the New Bar Prep, Sabrina DeFabritiis

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The case for a uniform cut score, Joan W. Howarth

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Testing Basics: What You Cannot Afford Not to Know, Joanne E. Kane and Andrew A. Mroch

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The Secret to 85% First-Time Bar Passage Rates, Jeffrey Kinsler and David L. Hudson

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Bar Exam Scores and Lawyer Discipline, Deborah J. Merritt

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"They're Digging in the Wrong Place": How Learning Outcomes Can Improve Bar Exams and Ensure Practice Ready Attorneys, Debra Moss Vollweiler

Submissions from 2016

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Empirical Reflections: A Statistical Evaluation of Bar Exam Program Interventions, Scott Johns

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Testing the Testers: The National Conference of Bar Examiners' LSAT Claim and a Roller Coaster Bar Exam Ride, Scott Johns

Submissions from 2015

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Equating the MBE, Mark Albanese

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Why the Bar Examination Fails to Raise the Bar, Carol Goforth

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Legal Education at a Crossroads: A Response to Measuring Merit: The Shultz-Zedeck Research on Law School Admissions, Adam Lamparello

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We Should Not Rely on Commercial Bar Reviews to Do Our Job: Why Labor-Intensive Comprehensive Bar Examination Preparation Can and Should Be a Part of the Law School Mission, Mario Mainero

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Preparing for the Bar Exam: A Comprehensive Guide to Plans, Programs, Content, Conditions, and Skills, Nelson P. Miller and Douglas Johnson

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Teaching Remedial Problem-Solving Skills to a Law School's Underperforming Students, John F. Murphy

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Teaching to the Test: The Incorporation of Elements of Bar Exam Preparation in Legal Education, Emmeline Paulette Reeves

Submissions from 2014

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Improving the Performance of the Performance Test: The Key to Meaningful Bar Exam Reform, Ben Bratman

Submissions from 2013

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Bar Passage: GPA and LSAT, Not Bar Reviews, Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos

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The Effects of Daily Support Transactions During Acute Stress: Results From a Diary Study of Bar Exam Preparation, Patrick E. Shrout, Niall Bolger, Masumi Ilida, and Christopher Burke

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Does Testing = Race Discrimination?: Ricci, the Bar Exam, the LSAT, and the Challenge to Learning, Dan Subotnik

Submissions from 2011

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Yes We Can, Pass the Bar—University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law Bar Passage Initiatives and Bar Pass Rates—From the Titanic to the Queen Mary, Derek Alphran, TAnya Washington, and Vincent Eagan

Submissions from 2010

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Marooned: An Empirical Investigation of Law School Graduates Who Fail the Bar Exam, Jane Yakowitz

Submissions from 2008

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Measuring Outcomes: Post-Graduation Measures of Success in the U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings, Andrew P. Moss and William D. Henderson

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Unpacking the Bar: Of Cut Scores, Competence and Crucibles, Gary S. Rosin

Submissions from 2007

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The Relationship Between Law School and the Bar Exam: A Look at Assessment and Student Success, Lorenzo Alan Trujillo

Submissions from 2004

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A Forked River Runs Through Law School: Toward Understanding Race, Gender, Age, and Related Gaps in Law School Performance and Bar Passage, Timothy T. Clydesdale

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Law Schools Can Solve the "Bar Pass Problem"—"Do the Work!", Christian C. Day

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Standardized Clients: A Possible Improvement for the Bar Exam, Lawrence M. Grosberg

Submissions from 2003

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Incremental Bar Admission: Lessons from the Medical Profession, Jayne W. Barnard and Mark Greenspan

Submissions from 2001

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Raising the Bar: A Social Science Critique of Recent Increases to Passing Scores on the Bar Exam, Deborah Jones Merritt, Lowell L. Hargens, and Barbara F. Reskin

Submissions from 1996

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Guests in Another's House: An Analysis of Racially Disparate Bar Performance, Cecil J. Hunt II