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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

Future of Independent Law Schools Is in Peril

The independent Arizona Summit Law School may be the next to close. Citing ongoing problems with the school’s admissions tactics, the ABA in June revoked Arizona Summit’s accreditation—an apparent fir... 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

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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

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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

Law School On Probation To Close Campus, Move To Office Building

Back in November, the American Bar Association ... first vision.” Best of luck to Thomas Jefferson School of Law in its new building, because the school may need it. Hopefully this campus move will be ... read more

First-Year Law School Enrollment At 1977 Levels

First-year enrollment at U.S. law schools plunged to levels not seen since the 1970s, as students steered away from a career that has left many recent graduates loaded with debt and struggling ... the ... read more

Texas Law School’s Trouble A Preview Of Coming Attractions

The University of North Texas Dallas College of Law, the city’s first ... an ABA committee declined to recommend accreditation for UNT Dallas, opened just two years ago, given the number of struggling ... 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

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

Struggling: Law school in the hot seat

Last year, only 99 of 209 Florida Coastal graduates — 47.4% of first ... School of Law’s access to federal students loans after finding that the school made “substantial misrepresentations” to student... 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



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