Law Schools

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Charlotte School of Law sues ABA, arguing it was never out of compliance with bar pass rule
Updated: Following the Florida Coastal School of Law lawsuit filed against the American Bar Association last week, another InfiLaw school, the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law, has sued the organization, arguing the ABA violated the law school's due process rights when it placed the law school on probation in November 2016.
UVA Law to receive $43.9 million donation from 2 alumni
Martha and Bruce Karsh, a couple who met at the University of Virginia School of Law, will donate $43.9 million to their alma mater.
ABA Legal Ed council approves proposed rule change to end admission test requirement
Updated: A proposed revision to remove an admission test requirement for accredited law schools was approved Friday by the council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar—as was a plan to reorganize the section.
Florida Coastal sues ABA over finding of noncompliance with accreditation standards
Florida Coastal School of Law, which the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has found to be out compliance with various standards regarding admissions and academic support, filed a federal court lawsuit against the organization Thursday, alleging that the ABA's accreditation finding violated the school’s due process rights.
ABA should never have accredited now-closed Charlotte School of Law, lawsuit claims
A former professor and former student from the Charlotte School of Law have sued the ABA, accusing it of negligence in accrediting the school.
SoLI summit emphasizes breaking down silos, rethinking legal education
Updated: Law schools and lawyers must change the way they operate in a brave new world driven by data, technological change, and process management.
Booking the Dumpster: The tragedy of ‘deaccessioning’ books from university libraries
Book research shouldn’t be superseded by online research. Yet university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes.
Still out of compliance with ABA standards, Florida Coastal is investigating a response
Florida Coastal School of Law remains out of compliance with ABA accreditation standards regarding admissions and its legal education and academic support programs, according to an accreditation committee decision made after a March hearing.
Free LSAT prep, from Khan Academy and the LSAC, coming in June
Updated: A free online LSAT prep program from Khan Academy and the Law School Admission Council, announced in 2017, will be available to the public starting June 1.
SoLi summit and its facilitators seek to spur innovation in legal profession and education
Creating connections and collaborations between people across the legal world, including academics, practitioners, legal technology experts, and others. Moving the legal profession and legal education into the 21st century and beyond. Those are the goals of an April 30 summit at Vanderbilt Law School called SoLI: The Summit on Law and Innovation.
Cooley Law back in compliance, ABA accreditation committee says

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School has come into compliance with an admissions standard that requires accredited schools to only admit candidates who appear capable of finishing law…

Professor with anti-discrimination expertise appointed dean at Northwestern Law
Kimberly Yuracko has been appointed as the dean of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, starting Sept 1.
Fewer entry-level positions in most job categories for 2017 law grads, new ABA data shows
Entry-level hiring has decreased at law firms, in the government and public interest arenas, and in academia, according to employment data released Friday by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Concord Law dean sees benefits with acquisition by Purdue University
Purdue University’s transaction to acquire Kaplan University, including Concord Law School, is complete, and Martin Pritikin says that he doesn’t expect any changes in day-to-day operations at his online law school, now known as Concord Law School at Purdue University Global.
Proposal would end ABA’s admissions-test requirement for accredited law schools
A proposal to cut Standard 503—which requires an admissions test for ABA-accredited law schools—and beef up Standard 501 to include the use of admissions credentials and academic attrition when determining accreditation compliance was put forward last week by the Standards Review Committee of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

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