The 1911 Bar Exam

By Prof. Mark Yochum

I teach Bankruptcy and Professional Responsibility at Duquesne University School of Law.  Outside my school, I am known primarily for my CLE work, combining the disciplines.  In my effort to develop new programs, I took a cue from the celebration of our 100th law school anniversary to examine the practice of law as it was in 1911 and developed a program based on the Pennsylvania Bar Examination of 1911.  (Early bar exams are hard to obtain but I have put this examination at www.duq . . .

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