The performance test or "PT" is a section of the bar exam that is intended to mimic a real-life legal task that future lawyers may face. Of the three parts of most states' bar exams -- MBE, essay, and PT -- the PT is probably the most reflective of how well a candidate will perform outside of an academic setting.
Performance testing as part of a technical specification is covered on a different page.
Bar-exam prep firm out of line, judge says: The ruling, awarding $12 million in damages, says Multistate Legal Studies used questions taken from tests, violating copyright.
Aug 26, 2006; Byline: Joseph A. Slobodzian Aug. 26--A federal judge in Philadelphia has awarded almost $12 million in damages against one of...