Accreditation & Standards

29 ABA Journal Accreditation & Standards articles.

Cooley Law School cuts tuition and seeks to close satellite campus
Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School has announced plans to cut tuition by 21% and close its satellite campus near Detroit in Auburn Hills, Michigan, at the end of 2020.
ABA legal ed section set to send various standards and rules revisions to House of Delegates
Closing Time: As Whittier Law School prepares to close, its dean tries to soften the blow for students

Closing Time: As Whittier Law School prepares to close, its dean tries to soften the blow for students

After tenure removals, Vermont Law School is now on sanction list of professors’ organization
ABA approval withdrawn for Thomas Jefferson School of Law
ABA approval for Thomas Jefferson School of Law, which was placed on probation in November 2017, has been withdrawn by the council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, according to a memo posted online Monday.
ABA’s Legal Ed approves two teach-out plan possibilities for Western State College of Law
Updated: Two teach-out plans for Western State College of Law, which is part of the embattled Argosy University System, have been approved by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
ABA legal ed section’s council adopts tighter bar pass standard; clock for compliance starts now
Following multiple years of discussion, and two rejections from the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar adopted a proposed revision to tighten an accreditation standard regarding bar passage Friday.
ABA legal ed section’s council to reconsider stricter bar passage standard
Vermont Law faculty had little say when tenure was removed, says new report

When Vermont Law School, facing significant financial pressures, stripped 14 professors of tenure in 2018, it did not adequately involve faculty in the decision-making process, according to a report from the American Association of University Professors.

All InfiLaw suits against the ABA appear to be headed to resolution

Charlotte School of Law filed a motion Tuesday to dismiss, with prejudice, its lawsuit against the American Bar Association.

The school is one of three law schools owned by…

ABA legal ed section finds Puerto Rico law school back in compliance with accreditation standard

The University of Puerto Rico School of Law has taken “concrete steps” to demonstrate compliance with an accreditation standard regarding academic support, according to a decision recently posted online by…




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