Section

Content

Duration

Description

Multistate Bar Examination

200 multiple choice questions

6 hours

Questions cover Contracts, Torts, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, and Real Property.

NY State Examination: Morning Session

50 multiple choice questions and 3 essays

3 hours

The New York portion of the bar exam may cover the material tested on the MBE as well as Business Relationships, Conflict of Laws, New York Constitutional Law, Family Law, Remedies, New York and Federal Civil Jurisdiction and Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Trusts, Wills and Estates, and UCC Articles 2, 3, and 9. Each essay question tests more than one subject.

NY State Examination: Afternoon Session

2 essays and the Multistate Performance Test

3 hours

The Multistate Performance test is a written skills question to assess the candidate's aptitude for legal analysis, fact analysis, problem solving, resolution of ethical dilemmas, organization and management of lawyering task, and communication.