Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

ABA Approves Mandatory Bias Training Beginning In Fall 2022 By 95%|5% Vote

Reuters, U.S. Law Students to Receive Anti-Bias Training After ABA Passes New Rule:

ABA Legal Ed (2021)The American Bar Association will require law schools to educate students about bias, racism and cross-cultural competency, possibly as soon as the next academic year.

The ABA’s House of Delegates on Monday approved changes to its law school accreditation standards, including a mandate that law schools provide bias training when students began their legal studies and at least once more before they graduate. No one spoke in opposition to the changes and they were overwhelmingly adopted by the ABA policymaking body.

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