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N.B. bar admission test in need of overhaul, says official

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 9:20 AM | By Terry Davidson

New Brunswick’s bar admission test is set for a revamp after it was found it lags national benchmarks.

Marc Richard, Law Society of New Brunswick executive director So said Law Society of New Brunswick (LSNB) executive director Marc Richard following a recent assessment by the Bar Exam Review Task Force, put together by the society in 2016 to sleuth out shortcomings when it comes to assessing the practical skills of the province’s new lawyers.

The task force, which gave a report to the LSBN’s board of directors...