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Friday, May 14, 2021

What Comes Next For Law Schools With Two-Year Bar Pass Rates Below 75%?

Following up on my recent post, Law School Rankings By Ultimate Bar Passage Rates:  ABA Journal, What Comes Next For Law Schools With Two-Year Bar Pass Rates Below 75%?:

Of the 10 law schools that in 2020 received noncompliance notices for having two-year bar passage rates below 75%, half appear to again have pass rates that do not meet that threshold. ...

According to a June 2019 memo, if a law school is out of compliance with the standard and in a subsequent year reports a bar pass rate of at least 75%, the school “will have cured its noncompliance and will be found back in compliance with the standard.” [Deans of Charleston, Mississippi College of Law stated that the pass rate of their Class of 2019 exceeded 75%.] ... [I]f a law school doesn’t have a two-year bar passage rate of at least 75%, there could be other ways to demonstrate Standard 316 compliance,

The data also shows five schools with bar passage rates at or above 75% for 2017 graduates but not 2018 graduates.

Those schools are: ...

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