Accession Number : ADA137660

Title :   Relationship of Bar Examinations to Performance Tests of Lawyering Skills,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Klein,S P

PDF Url : ADA137660

Report Date : Jul 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The relationship between scores on a typical bar exam and the ability to practice law was investigated with 485 applicants who took the bar exam and a two day performance test involving basic oral and written legal tasks. Results indicated the two types of measures assessed similar but not identical skills. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Attorneys, *Skills, *Performance tests, Measurement, Test methods, Scoring, Reliability, Correlation techniques

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE