Curriculum Design and Bar Passage: New York Law School's Experience
Law Review Article
bar passage, law school curriculum, academic support programs, doctrinal courses, extended JD programs, academic dismissal
Many NYLS graduates taking the NY bar exam passed below the state rate. This article describes how improvements in bar passage rates were achieved through the implementation of a comprehensive curriculum program. The article further considers how the law school improved test scores of low-performing students by addressing academic rigor and capacity to practice law.
Donald H. Zeigler; Joanne Ingham; David Chang, Curriculum Design and Bar Passage: New York Law School's Experience, 59 J. Legal Educ. 393, 413 (2010)