Walker Leading Presidential Polls, Rethinking The Bar Exam, Best And Worst Jobs

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Law experts are questioning the necessity of the bar exam after last year’s scores were the lowest in nearly a decade. We talk to the president of the National Conference of Bar Examiners who argues that the problem isn’t with the test, but with law schools themselves. We also discuss the latest findings on the best and worst jobs for 2015, and look at the latest poll numbers regarding Governor Walker as a presidential candidate.

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  • Re-Examining The Bar Exam

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Mordecai Lee Guest
  • Erica Moeser Guest
  • Tony Lee Guest

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