New York Bar Exam


Hello everyone, I have a question about the New York Bar Exam. How can i know which schools approved by examiners for L.L.M. ? or every school in USA okay for the NY exam ? Thanks and appreciate!

[Edited by Enesyildirim on Sep 25, 2017]

Hello everyone, I have a question about the New York Bar Exam. How can i know which schools approved by examiners for L.L.M. ? or every school in USA okay for the NY exam ? Thanks and appreciate!
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Thanks a lott. Also do you have any idea about the shifts of the programs ? I mean full time-Part time. Both of them approved by ABA and New York Bar Examiners right ?
Thanks a lott. Also do you have any idea about the shifts of the programs ? I mean full time-Part time. Both of them approved by ABA and New York Bar Examiners right ?
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Poli
Anyone knows about the Skills requirement for LLM 2018 students? How will students fill that new requirement, will the universities allow us to do more credits and will send us the pathway 1 certification?
This is an extract from Georgetown's website:

SKILLS COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

In December 2015, the New York Court of Appeals adopted a Skills Competency Requirement for admission to the New York Bar. However, this requirement does not apply to foreign-trained lawyers who need an LL.M. to establish bar eligibility until the class beginning LL.M. studies in 2018.(Note that this is a requirement for admission and not for bar exam eligibility.)
https://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/academic-programs/graduate-programs/us-bar/New-York-Bar-Examination.cfm
Anyone knows about the Skills requirement for LLM 2018 students? How will students fill that new requirement, will the universities allow us to do more credits and will send us the pathway 1 certification?
This is an extract from Georgetown's website:

SKILLS COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

In December 2015, the New York Court of Appeals adopted a Skills Competency Requirement for admission to the New York Bar. However, this requirement does not apply to foreign-trained lawyers who need an LL.M. to establish bar eligibility until the class beginning LL.M. studies in 2018.(Note that this is a requirement for admission and not for bar exam eligibility.)
https://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/academic-programs/graduate-programs/us-bar/New-York-Bar-Examination.cfm
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imarkon
Adding to this thread.

Does somebody know if I am eligible for the bar exam with a LLM from the National University of Singapore?

Thanks!
Adding to this thread.

Does somebody know if I am eligible for the bar exam with a LLM from the National University of Singapore?

Thanks!
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Adding to this thread.

Does somebody know if I am eligible for the bar exam with a LLM from the National University of Singapore?

Thanks!


Where did you complete your undergraduate legal studies? If you completed your undergraduate legal studies from a school that teaches the common law (e.g. England, Australia, New Zealand), you can take the New York Bar - if you did not, your LL.M. from NUS will not make you eligible.

[Edited by LLMSherpa.COM on Nov 07, 2017]

[quote]Adding to this thread.

Does somebody know if I am eligible for the bar exam with a LLM from the National University of Singapore?

Thanks![/quote]

Where did you complete your undergraduate legal studies? If you completed your undergraduate legal studies from a school that teaches the common law (e.g. England, Australia, New Zealand), you can take the New York Bar - if you did not, your LL.M. from NUS will not make you eligible.
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chococho
Anyone knows about the Skills requirement for LLM 2018 students? How will students fill that new requirement, will the universities allow us to do more credits and will send us the pathway 1 certification?
This is an extract from Georgetown's website:

SKILLS COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

In December 2015, the New York Court of Appeals adopted a Skills Competency Requirement for admission to the New York Bar. However, this requirement does not apply to foreign-trained lawyers who need an LL.M. to establish bar eligibility until the class beginning LL.M. studies in 2018.(Note that this is a requirement for admission and not for bar exam eligibility.)
https://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/academic-programs/graduate-programs/us-bar/New-York-Bar-Examination.cfm[/quote]

@Poli : Do you have more information about this new requirement ? On the website of Cornell University, it is written that we should follow pathway (4) or (5) :

"If you plan to take the NY Bar in July 2019 request your Foreign Evaluation of Academic Credentials now. You can also review New York Bar requirements here: NYS Bar Memo. 2018-2019 updates will be listed in late-June. Please note that NY has a new skills competency requirement. Foreign educated applicants who are required to complete an LLM at an ABA-approved law school may satisfy this requirement by submitting proof of compliance with either pathway (4) Apprenticeship, or, (5) Practice in another jurisdiction."
[quote]Anyone knows about the Skills requirement for LLM 2018 students? How will students fill that new requirement, will the universities allow us to do more credits and will send us the pathway 1 certification?
This is an extract from Georgetown's website:

SKILLS COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

In December 2015, the New York Court of Appeals adopted a Skills Competency Requirement for admission to the New York Bar. However, this requirement does not apply to foreign-trained lawyers who need an LL.M. to establish bar eligibility until the class beginning LL.M. studies in 2018.(Note that this is a requirement for admission and not for bar exam eligibility.)
https://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/academic-programs/graduate-programs/us-bar/New-York-Bar-Examination.cfm[/quote]

@Poli : Do you have more information about this new requirement ? On the website of Cornell University, it is written that we should follow pathway (4) or (5) :

"If you plan to take the NY Bar in July 2019 request your Foreign Evaluation of Academic Credentials now. You can also review New York Bar requirements here: NYS Bar Memo. 2018-2019 updates will be listed in late-June. Please note that NY has a new skills competency requirement. Foreign educated applicants who are required to complete an LLM at an ABA-approved law school may satisfy this requirement by submitting proof of compliance with either pathway (4) Apprenticeship, or, (5) Practice in another jurisdiction."
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AdmissionL...
As an LLM student, typically only pathways 4 and 5 will be possible. This is mainly due to a lack of offers from universities for this short period of study.
But it is particularly important to bear in mind that the requirement can still be fulfilled up to three years after the examinations.

(Unfortunately, it is especially annoying that you can't add the necessary times through different stations.)

[Edited by AdmissionLLM on Feb 20, 2018]

As an LLM student, typically only pathways 4 and 5 will be possible. This is mainly due to a lack of offers from universities for this short period of study.
But it is particularly important to bear in mind that the requirement can still be fulfilled up to three years after the examinations.

(Unfortunately, it is especially annoying that you can't add the necessary times through different stations.)
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