Monday, March 9, 2020
ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure – Matters for Notice and Comment:
At its meeting held on February 20-22, 2020, the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar approved for Notice and Comment proposed revisions to the Standards and Rules of Procedure of the ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools that appear below. These changes move the approval of distance education programs under substantive change and remove it from the variance process.
B. Standard 105
C. Standard 306
D. Standard 311
E. Standard 511
F. Rule 24
G. Criteria for Programs Offered by ABA-Approved Law Schools in a Location Outside the United States
H. Criteria for Accepting Credit for Student Study at a Foreign Institution ...
We solicit and encourage written comments on all the proposals listed above. A hearing on the proposed changes is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 1 p.m.