New York Bar Exam Subjects

The New York bar exam subjects that may be tested are different for each portion of the bar exam.  The New York Bar Exam consists of the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE), and the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE). The MPT has no designated subjects.

MBE Subjects

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts and Sales
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Property
  • Torts

Every MBE subject will be tested on the MBE.

MEE Subjects

  • Business Associations
  • Agency
  • Partnership
  • Corporations and LLCs
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Family Law
  • Secured Transactions
  • Decedent's Estates
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Estates
  • All MBE Subjects

The essay portion of the New York bar exam may test more than one subject per essay question.