Curricula and Programs

Title

Curriculum Design and Bar Passage: New York Law School's Experience

Document Type

Law Review Article

Publication Date

2-2010

Keywords

bar passage, law school curriculum, academic support programs, doctrinal courses, extended JD programs, academic dismissal

Abstract

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.

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