47 percent of hopefuls passed NY bar exam in Feb.
ALBANY The New York State Board of Law Examiners says 47 percent of the 4,032 would-be lawyers who took the state bar exam in February passed it.
According to the board, the passing rate was 74 percent for candidates from American Bar Association-accredited law schools taking the exam for the first time.
Foreign-educated exam takers had a passing rate of 30 percent.
The list is posted on the board's website at http://www.nybarexam.org.