NCBE Publications

The Bar Examiner

The Bar Examiner, NCBE's quarterly publication, provides comprehensive, authoritative information on current issues in bar admissions and legal education and features annual bar examination and admission statistics by jurisdiction. To view current and archived issues of the Bar Examiner, visit NCBE's Bar Examiner website.

Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admissions Requirements 

The Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements, published in collaboration with the American Bar Association, provides annually updated information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. jurisdictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies.

Year in Review 

NCBE’s annual Year in Review publication highlights the work of NCBE’s volunteers and staff in fulfilling its mission. It provides information about the many services NCBE provides to jurisdictions, the support it provides for applicants and for the bar admissions community, and the many educational events it produces and hosts. The Year in Review provides a data-filled snapshot into the work NCBE undertakes in its commitment to serving the bar admissions community.