The Committee of Bar Examiners released a notice that the MacPro With Touch Bar is prohibited for use at the Bar Exam because it has a function that defeats the SoftTest program security. As a result, bar candidates will not be allowed to use the MacPro With Touch Bar for the February, 2017 Bar Exam in the following states: CA, MA, TN, NY, OK, and WY. Bar candidates who recently purchased this version of the MAC will have to find another alternative laptop to use for the exam. Please click on the link above for the full text of the notice.
Effective with the February 2017 CA Bar Exam, there will be changes to the Real Property scope of coverage for the MBE. New topics will include conflicts of law; property owners’ associations and common interest ownership communities; drafting, review, and negotiation of closing documents; and persons authorized to execute real estate documents.
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