The Michigan Bar Exam — Does it Still Measure “Minimum Competency”?
The Michigan bar exam is supposed to test whether an examinee has the “minimum competency” necessary to practice law in Michigan. This sounds like a low bar. However, recent bar exams reveal that the bar exam is not, in fact, assessing whether one has minimum competency. Instead, the bar exam tests issues that are arcane, nuanced, and not covered by bar review courses or law school courses. Read more