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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Brought to you by's global network of reporters and editors, each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by editors Leigh Jones and Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Sep 8, 2017

Duration: 3:03

Hordes of attorney hopefuls sat for the bar exam across the country this week, with about 10,000 taking the test in New York state alone. We caught up with some of those people enduring the two-day Uniform Bar Exam at Manhattan’s Javits Center. Attitudes ranged from optimistic and cavalier to anxious and exhausted, especially by the second day of the exam. Listen to what they had to say about surviving the test.

Suzanne Tullo, you can follow her on twitter at Suzanne_Tullo