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Michigan Adopts Uniform Bar Exam

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed HB 5541 that provides for the Michigan Bar Examination to consist of the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), bringing Michigan in line with 40 other jurisdictions. The result will be to strengthen the bar examination to test lawyering skills in a manner not currently tested, provide for the transferability of bar exam scores, and continue to provide necessary accommodations for test takers with disabilities.

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Labor of love: Woman has contractions during bar exam, finishes

CHICAGO (AP) – A pregnant suburban Chicago woman went into labor while taking the bar exam, finished the test and gave birth to her son less than two hours later. The Chicago Tribune reports 29-year-old Elana Nightingale Dawson started the final portion of the exam when she went into labor. Her contractions were 15 minutes apart. Nightingale Dawson says her ...

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