Assisting bar admission authorities by disseminating relevant information concerning admission standards and practices

Searchable article archive, submissions, and permission requests for NCBE's quarterly magazine, The Bar Examiner.


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Information about NCBE's Joe E. Covington Award for Research on Testing for Licensure: research germane to testing and measurement, particularly in a high-stakes licensure setting.


NCBE Job Analysis: A Study of the Newly Licensed Lawyer


Bar Examination and Admission Statistics

Statistics on bar examinations and admissions in all U.S. jurisdictions grouped by calendar year, including summary statistics and score distributions for the administrations of the Multistate Bar Examination and the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination.


The Bar Examiner

A quarterly magazine covering current issues in bar admissions and including annual bar examination and admission statistics.


  Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements

Current information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. juris­dictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies. (Published in collabora­tion with the American Bar Association.) Also available for purchase at the NCBE Study Aids Store.


Study Aids

Study material drawn from previously administered tests. Released ques­tions are available for all four NCBE tests. Online practice exams are available for the MBE and the MPRE. Recent study aids are available for purchase at the NCBE Study Aids Store. Older study aids are available as free downloads on the respective test pages.