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Kansas Bar Exam Information

The Kansas Bar Examination is given for two days on both the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July.

Kansas Essay Examination

The first day of the examination is devoted to the essay examination given by the board. The essay examination will consist of sixteen essay questions drafted by the Kansas Board of Law Examiners. Kansas Supreme Court Rule 704(e) provides that the Kansas Bar Examination tests applicants upon such of the following, or other subjects, as the board may require:

Kansas Essays
(16 Questions)
  • Personal Property
  • Domestic Relations and Family Law
  • Noncorporate Business Organizations
  • Agency and Employment
  • U.C.C. and Commercial Transactions
  • Legal Ethics
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
  • Real Property
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Kansas and Federal Civil Procedure
  • Torts
  • Wills, Trusts and Administration
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Evidence


Multistate Bar Exam

The second day of the examination is devoted to the examination commonly referred to as the "Multistate Bar Examination" prepared by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, which cover such subjects as determined by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. The exam consists of 200 multiple-choice questions on the following topics:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Evidence
  • Real Property
  • Torts


 

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