1620 ABA Journal Legal Education articles.
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.
Feb 16, 2023 3:57 PM CST
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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
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Adolf Hitler and his Nazi followers in the 1930s fashioned race laws that were designed to degrade and deprive Jewish people of all rights. At the same time, American laws often enshrined white supremacy and discriminated against non-whites, and Black Americans in particular were treated as second-class citizens.
Feb 7, 2023 8:42 AM CST
A proposed revision to a law school accreditation standard that removes an entrance exam requirement was rejected Monday by the ABA House of Delegates, at the organization’s midyear meeting in New Orleans.
Feb 6, 2023 12:42 PM CST