From the Legal Writing Prof Blog:
Somebody must know something about this. Can anybody share?
research skills on the bar exam?
According to the May 2006 issue of The Bar Examiner, the National Conference of Bar Examiners is looking at the need for and feasibility of testing legal research skills and "is at the first stage in allowing the idea of such an evaluation to germinate . . . our inquiry is expected to last through the next year."
The article indicates that the NCBE folks are working with academic law librarians to investigate the possibilities.