Yesterday’s earthquake in Los Angeles happened on the first day of the state bar exam. According to a National Law Journal story, “Earthquake doesn’t faze law firms, or first day of bar exam,” by Amanda Bronstad:
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“Any interruption weighs heavily upon the takers,” [ Robert Hawley, deputy executive director of the State Bar of California] said. As a result, the State Bar is gathering data on the disruption that, along with reports from experts in psychometrics, will be presented to the committee of bar examiners in order to measure the earthquake’s possible impact on test scores.
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