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In a First, ABA Yanks Accreditation from Struggling Law School

[caption id="attachment_29262" align="alignnone" width="620"] American Bar Association in Chicago.[/caption] The American Bar Association has moved to withdraw its stamp of approval from a fully accre... read more

New Texas law school not recommended for ABA accreditation

The law school took its first class in 2014, and that group is scheduled to graduate in May. Meanwhile, the law school has asked the Texas Supreme Court to allow them to sit for the bar even if the sc... read more

Struggling Law School Will Not Accept New Students This Spring

It’s not a great time to be a law school that’s struggling to survive ... year of service and recently applied to become a California-accredited law school in the event that it loses its ABA accredita... read more

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Why I Just Bet a Professor Money That at Least One Law School Will Close

Solomon says no ABA-accredited law schools will close or merge by the end of 2018. I say at least one will.* I know, high stakes. But at least we're both on record. Anyway, here’s why I don’t think Th... read more

Report: FAMU law school improves but lags in academics, other areas

FAMU's law school already ranks last among Florida's 11 law schools in the percentage of students who pass the bar exam on their first try ... in downtown Orlando earned full accreditation from the Am... read more

Legal Profession Struggling With Dearth of Minority Representation

All three achieved success via the same path that many of all races and ethnicities have trod for decades: elite law schools. Obama is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where, notably, he scored anoth... read more

Hamline, William Mitchell law schools to merge

The surprise announcement comes at a time when law ... struggling to fill their seats, and first-year enrollment has dropped to a 40-year low. This would be the first merger of two law schools in memo... read more

Editorial: Law school doesn’t pass the bar

For the first time ... 100,000 students attended law school. Some schools have resorted to layoffs and buyouts or even lowering the cost of tuition to stay afloat. But there is a glut of law schools — ... read more

Are Law Schools Producing Too Many Lawyers?

It begs the question, how do the law schools justify charging these students $150K and leaving them in the lurch?” Campbell is not the first member ... to the American Bar Association, which doles out ... read more

This Law School’s Enrollment Is Down By Almost 80 Percent

Have you ever heard of the Appalachian School of Law? These days, it doesn’t seem like anyone has — the school recently enrolled just 32 first-year students ... School of Law is due for an ABA review ... read more

Closing of Whittier Law School illustrates 'generational wealth shifting,' professor says

Writing at the Witnesseth blog, Anderson sees the situation as “a story of generational wealth shifting,” illustrated by the closing of Whittier Law School, the first with ABA accreditation ... in the ... read more

Why I Just Bet a Professor Money That at Least One Law School Will Close

When the job market for young lawyers collapsed during the recession, it was the first law school to face a class action ... So he and I now have a $2 wager. Solomon says no ABA-accredited law schools ... read more

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