The National Law Journal reports that the American Bar Association endorsed a national, uniform bar examination at its House of Delegates meeting on Monday.

The house adopted a resolution endorsing the exam, which enables takers to carry their scores to other jurisdictions that use the standard test. Twenty-one states are now using the standard exam, or will begin using it by 2017. The ABA’s Law Student Division introduced the resolution, arguing that it increases mobility for young lawyers and reduces their bar admission costs.

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