- National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) Jurisdiction Information - For each U.S. state and selected territories, provides a summary of bar admission information and agency contact information. See also the NCBE Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements (PDF; by the National Conference of Bar Examiners and American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar). The "Comprehensive Guide" is also available in print in the C|M|Law Library KF302.A15 C66. Includes directory of state bar admission agencies.
- BarExamDirectory.com - Provides up-to-date information about the bar exam in every jurisdiction.
- LexisONE - Bar Resource Center - Provides links to state and national bar associations, state bar exam information, and brief descriptions of bar exam tests (ie, MPRE, MBE, MEE, MPT & Patent Bar).
Admission to the Bar in New York
For JD students who began law school after August 1, 2016, the New York bar requires applicants to demonstrate that the applicant has acquired the skills and professional values necessary to competently practice law. The Rule establishes five pathways by which JD students can satisfy the requirement. Pathway 1 requires a law school to have a plan allow students to meet this requirement. Learn more about how you can satisfy the skills requirement through Pathway 1.