The Arizona Bar Examination: Pandemic Edition
When the pandemic hit last spring, our initial focus was on keeping Arizona’s courts open and functioning. We quickly turned our attention to the July 2020 exam; could we keep that date? Continue it? What would happen to the applicants if licensure was delayed? Not knowing whether we could hold an exam in any format, the first thing we did was implement a strategy to permit graduates to temporarily practice law without passing a bar exam.