Saving the Bar Exam By Focusing on Performance

(This op-ed was first published in Bloomberg Tax on July 16, 2020.)

Some states are still scheduled to have in-person bar exams in July, but other state bars are grappling with the immediate and urgent question of whether to proceed, or what to do instead to license new lawyers.

(Continue reading the op-ed on Bloomberg’s page here.)

Jason Solomon is the executive director of the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. He previously served as the chief legal officer of the education nonprofit Summit Learning, and as a law professor at William and Mary and the University of Georgia.