Results of July Bar Exam Announced (

By Thomas Adcock

Despite software snafus affecting some who took the two-day New York state bar exam in July, an all-time high passing rate of 88.2 percent was recorded by graduates of the state’s 15 law schools who took the test for the first time, according to figures released today by the New York State Board of Law Examiners.

That figure surpassed the previous high of 86.7 percent, recorded in July 2006. A total of 10,907 candidates took the July exam, also a record high, according to the law board. (more. . .)