Law Students' Bar Exam Struggle Called Typical for a New School
Wakefield, Vivian, The Florida Times Union
The first real test of what's being taught at the Florida Coastal School of Law produced mixed results.
While the fledgling Jacksonville law school had the lowest Bar exam passing rate in the state in February, its numbers are comparable to other new law schools.
The recently released Bar exam passing rates for Florida's seven law schools show the University of Florida with the highest passing rate and Florida Coastal with the lowest, with fewer than half the students passing.
But in comparison, Florida Coastal's scores are comparable to other new law schools.
New law schools that don't yet have a reputation struggle to get applicants into their …
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Publication information: Article title: Law Students' Bar Exam Struggle Called Typical for a New School. Contributors: Wakefield, Vivian - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: May 5, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.