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Friday, May 29, 2020

ABA: Ten Law Schools Are Out Of Compliance With 75% Bar Passage Accreditation Requirement

At its May 15 virtual meeting, the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar found ten law schools out of compliance with accreditation standard 316, which requires a bar passage rate of at least 75% within two years:

  1. ABA Section On Legal Education (2016)John Marshall (Atlanta)
  2. Charleston
  3. District of Columbia
  4. Florida A&M
  5. Florida Coastal
  6. Inter American University of Puerto Rico
  7. Mississippi College
  8. Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
  9. South Dakota
  10. Western Michigan Thomas Cooley

ABA Journal, 10 Law Schools Are Out of Compliance With Bar Passage Standard, ABA Legal Ed Section Says:

In March, it appeared that 11 ABA-accredited law schools had bar passage rates below 75% for 2017 graduates. Out of those schools, only Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law did not receive public notice of significant noncompliance.

Prior TaxProf Blog posts:

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2020/05/aba-finds-ten-law-schools-are-out-of-compliance-with-75-within-two-years-bar-passage-accreditation-r.html

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