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LAW 5801: Raising the Bar - 2214

Raising the Bar
Class Term:
Spring Term 2020-2021
Catalog Number:
5801
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

The course will be graded pass/fail. A take-home midterm and final will give students the opportunity to practice these skills in a timed form.

Description

The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) is a 200 multiple-choice question test administered in every US Jurisdiction except Louisiana and Puerto Rico that accounts for up to 50% of an examinee’s score. Raising the Bar combines substantive bar review with MBE strategies. Using the flipped classroom model, students will prepare for class by watching videos. Class time will be devoted to reviewing MBE-style questions, paying particular attention to various distractor types and “tricks” of bar exam question writing.

Raising the Bar