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State Bar Law Office Study Program without a law school degree, or a college degree by taking the CLEP and then passing the California First Year Law Student's Examination (aka "Baby Bar"). Passing the Baby Bar qualified me to sit for the California Bar Examination three (3) years later.
Dangers of American Bar Association (ABA) Resistance Against Allowing Qualified Bar Candidates to Become a Lawyer With No Law School
Many people feel the American Bar Association ("ABA") is a cadre of elitists who know better than you. This would explain why the ABA apparrently thinks classroom education by a professor is better than real life experience.
Thankfully, you can still take the Bar Exam with no law school or college in a few states. In
As far as I am aware, seven states in the U.S. allow reading for the law without law school as follows (Source):
Law Office Study is how Abraham Lincoln and many other famous lawyers became attorneys.They learned by doing. The fact is,most lawyers "read" the law from Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England and then were questioned by a panel of judges, not by a Bar Exam at all. The Bar Exam was later created to establish a way to standardize the study of law. Of all the below jurists, only one took some law school courses.