May 2022 - By Mediator Tom King, J.D.

See legal cartoons + joke at bottom!

February Bar Result & National Rankings

Below are the February 2022 Texas Bar passage statistics for first-time takers and US News 2023 law school rankings. Schools ranked "147-192" are "147+". Unranked are "192+".


Law School

February Bar Passage

State, National Ranking

Texas A&M

#1 (100%)

#2 Texas, #46 USA

University of Texas

#3 (80%)

#1 Texas, #17 USA

Texas Tech

#3 (80%)

#6 Texas, #105 USA


#4 (78%)

#5 Texas, #58 USA

University of Houston

#5 (76%)

#5 Texas, #58 USA

St. Mary's

#6 (68%)

#9 Texas, #147+ USA

STCL Houston

#7 (67%)

#9 Texas, #147+ USA

UNT Dallas

#8 (62%)

#10 Texas, #192+ USA

SMU (Dedman)

#9 (55%)

#5 Texas, #58 USA

Thurgood Marshall

#10 (36%)

#9 Texas, #147+ USA

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Lawyer Easter Joke

The attorney tells the accused “I have some good news and some bad news.” The accused says “What’s the bad and good news?” The attorney says “The bad news is, your blood is all over the crime scene, and the DNA tests prove you did it. But the good news is that your cholesterol is 130!” 

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