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“Passing the Bar”
To become a lawyer, you must pass the bar which is comprised of a three step process. First, passing the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE). Second, passing the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). Third, passing a character and fitness test.
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) is designed to test a prospective attorney’s knowledge about the Model Ethics Code created and by the American Bar Association. The exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions (50 scored and 10 not scored) taken within a two-hour time limit.
The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) is comprised of three parts: Multistate Essay Examination, Multistate Performance Test, Multistate Bar Exam. Each state has unique requirements. To simplify, we’ll combine all the information into this single paragraph. The current bar exam takes two days to complete and consists of six 30-minute essay questions and 200 multiple choice questions. The following courses could be represented in the essay questions and the grey check-marked courses will appear as multiple-choice topics:
Conflict of Laws
Criminal Law & Procedure
Federal Civil Procedure
Trusts and Estates
Available UBE Course Notes
Here are our available course notes for free! More course notes will be made available in the future.
The basics of the several different business forms.
Civil Procedure I
The Constitutional framework for how and where to properly file a claim.
Civil Procedure II
Following the rules to litigate a case from start to finish.
Conflict of Laws
How jurisdictions resolve competing laws.
Constitutional Law I
The powers and duties of the several branches of government.
Constitutional Law II
The rights of citizens against government intrusion.
Outlines the requirements for contract formation.
Understanding how to interpret the contract, breach, and damages.
Following the MPC and Common Law, understand what constitutes a crime.
Criminal Procedure I
The rules for how officers, lawyers, and judges enforce criminal law.
Understanding what material is allowed at trial.
Understanding the theory, rights, and limitations associated with property.
An overview of how to secure loans with collateral.
Learning about civil wrongs from intentional torts to negligence.
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