1575 ABA Journal Legal Education articles.
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-dominated state legislature are “willing to take their chances in court” with performative legislation that goes beyond the law as it currently stands, according to a professor at the Florida International University College of Law.
Mar 7, 2023 9:36 AM CST
Updated: Three law schools have come into compliance with an ABA accreditation standard requiring two-year bar passage rates of at least 75%, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently announced.
Mar 6, 2023 11:17 AM CST
ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot that can speak and write like humans, can be weak on facts but may already be a better wordsmith than some attorneys, according to David Kemp, an adjunct professor at Rutgers Law School.
Mar 6, 2023 8:38 AM CST
If 40 states have implemented an ethical duty of competence in technology, why aren’t lawyers completely technologically competent? That’s a question posed to the audience at the ABA Techshow on Thursday.
Mar 2, 2023 1:40 PM CST
Updated: The Baylor University School of Law is noncompliant with an accreditation standard that requires schools to demonstrate “concrete action” showing a commitment to having a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff, according to an ABA notice posted Wednesday.
Mar 2, 2023 10:48 AM CST
Yale Law School is No. 1 based data showing that it is the choosiest law school in terms of acceptance rate and median LSAT scores for fall 2022. But it falls to No. 2 in a tie with two other schools based on the median undergraduate grade-point average.
Feb 27, 2023 12:09 PM CST
Data released Friday shows a two percentage point drop in bar pass rates for first-time test takers in 2022 compared to 2021.
Feb 24, 2023 1:40 PM CST
The U.S. Education Department used its “compromise and settlement” authority to cancel the woman’s debt after receiving a call from a New Yorker reporter who wrote about her plight.
Feb 24, 2023 12:54 PM CST
The council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar on Friday voted in favor of resubmitting to the House of Delegates a proposal to eliminate a requirement that accredited law schools use an admissions test like the LSAT or GRE. Additionally, the council approved a suggestion to allow up to 50% of a law school’s credits offered online, without special permission.
Feb 17, 2023 4:45 PM CST
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Updated: A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a claim brought by Jason Kilborn, the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law professor who used abbreviated racial and gender slurs in a 2020 essay exam question, that he had been unfairly retaliated against for engaging in protected speech. However, the court also allowed some of his defamation claims to go forward.
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The Florida St. Thomas University College of Law recently announced that it would be adding Benjamin L. Crump to its title in recognition of the Black civil rights lawyer.
Feb 9, 2023 12:43 PM CST