Tulane ousts LSU from top in bar exam results

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Tulane Law School has replaced the LSU Law Center at the top of state bar passage rates.

The Advocate reports results of the most recent bar exam - July 2012 - show Tulane ended nearly two decades of dominance by LSU.

The Loyola University College of Law ranked third, while the Southern Law Center took last place, according to the Louisiana Supreme Court.

While Tulane consistently ranks higher than LSU in law school rankings guides, LSU has just as consistently beat Tulane in the number of students passing the bar exam. The exam must be passed in order to practice law.

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