NCBE’s Board of Trustees approves the Testing Task Force’s recommendations for the next generation of the bar examination. Implementation of the new exam will take 4 to 5 years.
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NCBE appoints a Testing Task Force charged with undertaking a three-year study to ensure that the bar examination continues to test the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for competent entry-level legal practice in the 21st century.
The number of MBE pretest questions is increased from 10 to 25 of the 200 total questions on each form.
Civil Procedure is added as an MBE subject. Negotiable Instruments is removed as an MEE subject.
The number of MEE questions offered is reduced from nine to six.
LSAC replaces ACT as the contractor for registration and administration of the MPRE. NCBE takes over ADA decisions, scoring, and score reporting for the MPRE.