MBE Question of the Day

As bar exam results from the July 2022 exam begin to be released in states around the country, we will be posting several real MBE questions every week, with the answer to be posted the following day. Please feel free to email us with any questions about these, and if you were unsuccessful on the […]

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MBE Question of the Day

As bar exam results from the July 2022 exam begin to be released in states around the country, we will be posting several real MBE questions every week, with the answer to be posted the following day. Please feel free to email us with any questions about these, and if you were unsuccessful on the […]

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

As bar exam results from the July 2022 exam begin to be released in states around the country, we will be posting several real MBE questions every week, with the answer to be posted the following day. Please feel free to email us with any questions about these, and if you were unsuccessful on the […]

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MBE Question of the Day

As bar exam results from the July 2022 exam begin to be released in states around the country, we will be posting several real MBE questions every week, with the answer to be posted the following day. Please feel free to email us with any questions about these, and if you were unsuccessful on the […]

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One U.S law school wants to go International

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking to become the first U.S. law school to open a branch campus internationally, offering students a dual degree with an Australian university that will allow them to be licensed in both countries.  The University has asked the American Bar Association (ABA) for permission […]

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Delaware Supreme Court Says Scoring on Remote Bar Exam Is Final

The Delaware Supreme Court has just ruled that those who experienced technical difficulties during the remote 2021 bar exam must re-take the exam if they were unsuccessful. In response to the appeals of Board decisions declining to grant Delaware bar admission to two candidates who did not pass the exam, the Court found that the […]

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Should the Bar Exam Be Reconsidered? Attorney Survey Results

Bloomberg Law just published a new survey attempting to gain a better understanding of where attorney respondents stand on the bar exam and its importance to the legal profession. The survey asked 382 attorneys several questions about their bar exam experiences and whether this exam actually measures lawyer competence—as it was meant to do—and properly […]

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Harvard Law graduate loses lawsuit claiming bar examiners cost her a lucrative legal career

A federal judge has just dismissed a lawsuit filed by a New York attorney who claims that she failed the bar exam on her first two tries because of disability bias by the New York State Board of Law Examiners.  U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the Eastern District of New York has ruled that the […]

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How Much Does a Sandwich Cost at the NYC Bar Exam Site?

Bar exam test takers in New York City can expect to pay absurdly high prices at lunch during this week’s exam. The Javits Center, where most New York exam takers will sit for the bar, now has its own catering group, Cultivated, which is selling boxed meals, which include a sandwich, pasta salad, chips, a cookie […]

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TO ALL THOSE TAKING THE BAR EXAM TODAY

GOOD LUCK FROM MARINO BAR REVIEW!!!

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Latest bar exam software issue worries some test takers

Many law graduates slated to take the bar exam just next week are now scrambling to secure older laptops after learning that the exam software will not work on certain newer machines. ExamSoft, the company that supplies the software used on the bar exam, just informed examinees in an email that laptops running Windows and […]

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Marino Bar Review’s July 2022 Bar Exam Essay Predictions!

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

(A) is correct. Issue: The issue is which law the court should apply when a case is transferred to a new venue for judicial efficiency. Rule: The law that the new court should apply in a case that is transferred to it depends on whether the original venue was proper or improper. If the original […]

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MBE Question of the Day

A man from State A signed up for a tour of a famous ghost town in State D. The tour company was incorporated and maintains its principal place of business in State B. During the tour, the man got very scared and had an anxiety attack. The group leader, a resident of State B, guided […]

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Newest Supreme Court Decisions

This has been the most controversial Supreme Court session in many years, and we want to recap some of the more significant recent decisions, as well as let you know about some important new information for July bar exam takers.  Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization  As you have likely heard, the Court voted 6 […]

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

(C) is the correct answer. Issue: What burden does the government have when it is alleged to have fired an employee based on her political beliefs? Rule: If government action against speech is based on the message (or viewpoint) of the speech, then strict scrutiny applies (i.e., it is a content-based action). The government then […]

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MBE Question of the Day

A popular coach of a women’s state college basketball team is known for her outspoken and controversial political views. Members of the college’s board of governors, concerned about the attention that the coach was getting for her views, warned the coach about speaking out so often in public places. Recently, her basketball team has come […]

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

(B) is the correct answer. Issue: Whether the state can exclude admission to practice as an attorney on the basis of any past association with any group that is subversive or advocates illegal acts. Rule: Freedom of association is a fundamental right and the government may abridge it only if it has a compelling interest […]

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MBE Question of the Day

The state’s Bar Membership Committee did not grant a recent law graduate’s application to practice law because the graduate refused to answer question two on his bar application. Question two asks each candidate to reveal “[whether] he or she is now or ever has been a member of any subversive organization or any organization advocating […]

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

(B) is the correct answer. Issue: Whether an act of Congress concerning Washington D.C. is valid and trumps a local ordinance by the city council. Rule: Under the Property Clause of Article IV, Congress has power over the “property” of the United States. It is implied that Congressional power of property includes plenary power over: […]

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Law schools now offering undergrad degrees in emerging trend

Undergraduate degrees are catching on at U.S. law schools as universities seek new ways to give students a head start on legal careers and help them better understand the role of law in society. The University of Southern California Gould School will now offer a Bachelor of Science in legal studies — making it one […]

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MBE Question of the Day

Congress enacts a statute that makes Pennsylvania Avenue a one-way street. The sole reason for enacting the statute was that it facilitated many Congresspersons’ travel back and forth from the House of Representatives each day since many Congresspersons had complained of heavy traffic congestion along most of Pennsylvania Avenue. Six months prior, the Washington, D.C. […]

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MBE Question of the Day – Answer

(D) is the correct answer. Issue: Whether Congress has the power to dictate to the President how the military should be used. Rule: The President is Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces under the U.S. Constitution. Although the scope of this power is not clear, Congress cannot dictate to the President on military matters. […]

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MBE Question of the Day

MBE Question of the Day After receiving several viable threats, in order to ensure that all United States citizens return safely from certain countries, the President created the Protection Troops of America. Any group of Americans larger than ten people coming into the United States from abroad will be protected by the newly formed troops. […]

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