IN RE RULES GOVERNING ADMISSION TO THE BAR & ADMISSION TO THE BAR REGULATION 7
Supreme Court herby amends Rule IX of the Arkansas Rules
Governing Admission to the Bar, adopts Rule XVIII to the
Rules Governing Admission to the Bar, and amends Admission to
the Bar Regulation 7--effective October 1, 2019. The changes
are set out in "line-in," "line-out"
fashion (new material is underlined; deleted material is
IX. EXAMINATION--SUBJECTS--PASSING GRADE
Unified Bar Examination. All examinations
given by the Arkansas Board of Law Examiners (beginning with
the February 2020 Exam) shall be prepared by the National
Conference of Bar Examiners and shall consist of six
Multistate Essay Examination questions, two Multistate
Performance Test questions and the Multistate Bar
Examination, which is made up of 200 multiple choice
tested on the UBE may include, but not be limited to:
Business Associations, Civil Procedure, Conflicts of Law,
Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure,
Evidence, Family Law, Real Property, Secured Transactions,
Torts, and Trusts and Estates. A. General Examination. All
examinations shall be in writing and may cover the subjects
hereinafter listed and such other subjects as the Board may
direct, subject to prior Court approval.
Organizations. This subject heading may include
corporations, partnerships, agency and master-servant
Transactions. This subject heading may include the
general coverage of the U.C.C. This will not include the
general subject of contracts and will not include matters
relating to warranties under product liability, both of which
may be covered under other headings.
Law and Procedure. This subject heading may include
constitutional law as it applies to criminal law and
Law. This subject heading may include both the Arkansas
Constitution and the Constitution of the United States. This
subject will not be primarily directed to matters relating to
criminal law and procedure.
This subject heading may include the entire field of Tort law
and questions concerning product liability.
This subject heading may include the law of real property
and, or, personal property. Emphasis here should not be
placed on the U.C.C. and other such questions arising
primarily under the subject heading "Commercial
Estates, Trusts. Because of the broad scope of this
subject heading, questions concerning taxation shall not be
covered. Guardianship of both the person and the estate may
Practice and Procedure. This subject heading
may include both state and federal trial and
appellate practice and, where applicable,
remedies and choice of forum.