64 ABA Journal Accreditation & Standards articles.
A suggestion to eliminate the accreditation standard requiring entrance exams for law school admissions has been made to the council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
May 9, 2022 3:21 PM CDT
The ABA Board of Governors on Tuesday revised the association’s diversity policy for continuing legal education programs after the Florida Supreme Court banned course credit in the state for programs with panel “quotas.”
Apr 6, 2022 2:38 PM CDT
The University Oregon School of Law moved up the U.S. News & World Report rankings this year, from No. 72 to No. 67, while the University of Wisconsin Law School moved down, from No. 29 to No. 43. Deans at both schools advised potential applicants to take the rankings with “a grain of salt.”
Mar 31, 2022 12:28 PM CDT
Mar 2, 2022 4:08 PM CSTMonday.
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Following a reported 13% increase in law school applications, five of 196 ABA-accredited law schools expanded their first-year classes by more than 50% for the 2021 admissions cycle, and 36 saw growth between 20% and 41%.
Jan 6, 2022 1:45 PM CST
Dec 23, 2021 9:43 AM CSTnotices that they are out of compliance with the ABA’s bar exam passage standard for law schools.
Dec 20, 2021 12:43 PM CST
As of November, ABA-accredited law schools can accept the Graduate Record Examination from applicants in lieu of the Law School Admission Test, and some wonder if those with the financial resources will purchase test prep classes for both and submit their best score.
Dec 16, 2021 11:56 AM CSTrecent notice from the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Nov 29, 2021 10:08 AM CST
Standard 206, which is at the center of the discourse, requires that law schools provide full opportunities for students from underrepresented groups in the profession and have diverse faculty and staff in regards to gender, race and ethnicity.
Nov 22, 2021 12:02 PM CST
Nov 8, 2021 3:08 PM CST
Law school accreditor status of ABA recognized for another five years
The ABA was approved for renewal of recognition as the accreditor of law schools, the U.S. Department of Education…
Oct 29, 2021 2:16 PM CDT
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