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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Top 10 Legal Education Stories Of 2016

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National Law Journal, ABA's Spanking, Law Dean's Ouster Among Top 10 Law School Stories of 2016:

The legal education beat was a wild ride in 2016. Law schools continued to face pressure from the market and regulators, and dust ups involving everything from a handsy dean to a law school's unfortunate new acronym caught the public's attention. We've rounded up the year's top 10 law school stories.

DOEC1.  The U.S. Department of Education cracks down on the American Bar Association and law schools

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ADV2.  The ABA cracks down on law schools

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Markel 33.  A murdered law professor gets (some) justice

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ABA Section On Legal Education (2016)4.  Lower bar passage rates and a tougher bar pass standard

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Indiana Tech (2016)5.  A law school closes shop

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Choudry6.  A harassing law dean and a boatload of litigation

SHST7.   New names courted controversy

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Muller8.  Law school enrollment stabilizes, women outnumbered men in law classrooms

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Thomas Jefferson Logo (2015)9.  The last great hope of law school fraud litigation flames out

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GRE Arizona 10.  A new way to get into law school

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