Posted on Aug 2, 1993 in Formal Opinions

Opinion Letter No. 93-08
August 2, 1993
Bar Examinations

Applicants’ rights to inspect and copy their bar examination scores and answers, and the correct answers, are governed by laws other than the UIPA. The UIPA applies only to government records that are maintained by an “agency,” which excludes records relating to the “nonadministrative functions” of the State courts. The OIP found that records containing bar examinations scores and answers are related to those “nonadministrative functions.” Consequently, access to those records falls under disclosure provisions other than those under the UIPA.

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