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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 ... 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 ... read more

The Big Fail: Why Bar Pass Rates Have Sunk to Record Lows

Law Dean Thomas Geu didn’t worry too much in 2014 when the percentage of J.D. graduates at his school who passed the July bar exam on the first try dropped by about ... and found that 42 out of 203 ... read more

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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 ... read more


Is a law school lying about employment data? A struggling grad sues, and an unprecedented trial begins.

According to court records citing Alaburda’s testimony, she applied to several law schools and was admitted to one, the American Bar Association-accredited Thomas Jefferson ... she is still struggling ... read more

Raising the bar: Law schools may face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam

American Bar Association may get tougher with schools after criticism that too many students are struggling to pass the bar exam. Sam Goldstein graduated from law school ... of its roughly 200 ... read more

Concordia Law School suffers mass defection after it fails to gain accreditation

according to school officials in Portland. All seemed to be going smoothly at Concordia Law until mid-July, when administrators first met with students and informed them there might be a problem in ... read more

Law-school matriculation plunges to 1970s levels

Those considering legal careers appear to be paying attention. This fall, approximately two-thirds of the 202 U.S. law schools accredited by the ABA reported declines in first-year enrollment. That ... read more

Post-Columbine, attitudes toward officer trauma slowly shift

(AP) — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step ... A voluntary accreditation organization, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement ... 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

No Spring Enrollment for Embattled Thomas Jefferson School of Law

The hits keep coming for the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. The struggling ... of its accreditation standards pertaining to admissions and educational program. The ABA also raised concerns about the ... read more



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