Chapter
01

MEE Jurisdictions

These states and jurisdictions currently use the MEE as part of their bar exam:
Alabama*

Alaska*

Arizona*

Arkansas

Colorado*

Connecticut*

D.C. – District of Columbia*

Hawaii

Idaho*

Illinois*

Iowa*

Kansas*

Kentucky

Maine*

Maryland* (July 2019)

Massachusetts*

Minnesota*

Mississippi

Missouri*

Montana*

Nebraska*

New Hampshire*

New Jersey*

New Mexico*

New York*

North Carolina*

North Dakota*

Oregon*

Rhode Island*

South Carolina*

South Dakota

Tennessee*

Utah*

Vermont*

Washington*

West Virginia*

Wisconsin

Wyoming*

Guam

N. Mariana Islands

Palau

Virgin Islands*

*These jurisdictions have adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), in which the MEE is used as the essay section.

Notes:

  • Arkansas currently uses the MEE, but will switch to the UBE format on the February 2020 exam.
  • Ohio will begin using the MEE on the July 2020 exam, as part of its recent adoption of the UBE.
  • Texas will begin using the MEE on the February 2021 exam, as part of its recent adoption of the UBE.