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California Bar Exam and MPRE: 1. Subjects Tested on the Exam

This California Bar Exam guide provides an overview of steps law students can take to prepare for the California Bar Exam and the MPRE. Information regarding deadlines, topics covered on the California Bar Exam, and other helpful resources are provided.

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Subjects Covered on the California Bar Exam

The CA Bar Exam may ask essay questions involving issues from all of the subjects below. You can find additional information about the scope of coverage of these subjects on the California Bar Exam webpage.

Business Associations Criminal Law and Procedure Remedies
Civil Procedure Evidence Torts
Community Property Professional Responsibility Trusts
Constitutional Law Real Property Wills and Succession


Courses offered at the law school that cover the above topics include:

Required Elective
Law 100: Contracts Law 201: Constitutional Law II
Law 120: Criminal Law Law 202: Criminal Procedure
Law 130: Property Law 205: Wills and Trusts
Law 140: Torts Law 207: Community Property
Law 145: Civil Procedure Law 211: Evidence
Law 148: Constitutional Law Law 230: Business Associations
Law 312: Professional Responsibility Law 300: Remedies