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Groundbreaking New Study Examining the California Bar Cut Score; Study finds California Bar Exam excludes minorities from bar admission at disproportionately high rate

Oct 15, 2020 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 AccessLex Institutehas published groundbreaking research that finds the minimum passing score (known as the "cut score") on the California Bar Exam, which is the second highest in the nation, excludes minorities from admission to the bar at a disproportionately high rate and does not result in greater public protection in the state. The study, titled, "Examining the California Cut Score: An Empirical Analysis of Minimum Competency, Public Protection, Disparate Impact, and Nat...