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California Bar Exam: Online Resources

Online Resouces

CA Bar Exam Essays Questions and sample answers (1977- current) UC Law SF Students only

Please bear in mind that these are not model answers, but actual answers to past exams that may include some errors.

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CA Bar Exam Performance Tests
(sample questions and answers by year from July 2001-current)
Access for current UC Law SF Students
CA Bar Exam MBE

MBE Sample Test Questions
MBE Sample Civil Procedure Test Questions


MPRE Sample Questions 
Kaplan Bar Review (free online review course)
BarMax MPRE (free online review course)

Bar Exam Outlines

Bar Exam Subject Outlines (via Stanford Law School)

Adam Shajnfeld's California Bar Exam Outlines (subject outlines prepared by a Columbia Law School graduate and succesful examinee of the February 2013 administration of the California Bar Exam. The outlines are freely available for download)


Online Video Turtorials

Emerson's Bar Review
Emerson Stafford prepared students for the California Bar Exam, as a full time activity, for over 35 years. Several thousand former students are now practicing law in California. He has retired and donated his lectures to the public, hosted by the Internet Archive.

Essay compilations
"A supplement for the essay portion of the California Bar Exam, providing a database of thousands of real graded high and low scoring essays from past California Bar Examinations." $99 Subscription required.
Bar Exam Statistics