Admission to Practice R.
Rule 6. Admission by Bar Examination
A. All applicants for admission by bar examination:
1. must meet the requirements of Rules 1, 2 and
2. shall apply to take the examination on forms provided by the Board;
3. must receive a passing score on the North Dakota bar examination as set by the Board in a pass/fail policy filed with the Supreme Court at least one month prior to each exam; and
4. must receive at least a scaled score of
80 85 on the Multistate
B. The North Dakota bar exam shall consist of the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE), and the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), which are prepared by and given under the supervision of the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
C. In lieu of taking the MBE in North Dakota, an applicant may transfer any MBE scaled score received from an examination given in another jurisdiction provided:
1. the other requirements of this Rule are met;
2. the applicant has been admitted to the bar of the jurisdiction in which the MBE examination was written; and
3. proof of the MBE score and a completed application are received at the offices of the Board within two years of the date of the examination in the jurisdiction of admission.
BD. Upon acceptance and approval of the application by the
Board and the payment of the
required fees, the applicant may take the bar examination. This general permission to
take the examination does not imply that an applicant has met all the requirements
for admission to the bar of North Dakota.
CE. The Board shall set the date, time, place and content of each
DF. An applicant whose disability requires testing
accommodations shall submit with the
application a written request on such forms as required under the Board's testing
accommodations policy. The Board shall notify the applicant of its decision and provide
an opportunity for reconsideration.
G. Taking into consideration the results of the bar examination, along with
the applicant's moral
character, the Board shall make a recommendation to the Supreme Court regarding the
admission of each applicant to the bar.