December 11, 2012
AALS Places Villanova on Two Years Probation for Submitting False LSAT and GPA Data
Following up on my prior posts (links below): the AALS has placed Villanova on two years probation for submitting false LSAT and GPA data for its entering classes for at least eight years to goose its U.S. News ranking.
(Hat Tip: Dan Filler.) Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:
- Villanova Goosed its U.S. News Ranking by 'Knowingly' Submitting Inflated LSAT and GPA Data to ABA (Feb. 7, 2011)
- More on the Villanova Rankings Scandal (Feb. 9, 2011)
- U.S. News: Villanova to Fall in 2012 Rankings After Reporting Accurate (and Lower) LSAT & GPA Medians (Feb. 11, 2011)
- Villanova's 'Unseemly Silence' Over Law School Rankings Scandal (June 13, 2011)
- ABA Publicly Censures Villanova for Submitting False LSAT & GPA Data (Aug. 16, 2011)
- Dean: Villanova Is Back on Track After Admissions Scandal (Sept. 6, 2012)
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Wow. Two years of probation in AALS where absolutely none of the member benefits will be denied them? That'll surely scare the rest of their peers straight about fudging their stats.
Posted by: Morse Code for J | Dec 12, 2012 8:41:07 AM