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Thursday, March 3, 2022

ABA Finds Western New England Law School In Compliance With Bar Passage Accreditation Standard

Following up on my previous post, ABA Finds Western New England Law School Out Of Compliance With Bar Passage Accreditation Standard:  Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Decision: Notice of Law School Demonstrating Compliance With Section 316 (Western New England University School of Law) (Feb. 2022):

Western New EnglandAt its February 17-19, 2022, meeting, the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (the “Council”) considered the status of Western New England University School of Law (the “Law School”) regarding its noncompliance with Standard 316.

Following consideration of the record in the matter and the Law School’s response to the Council’s November 2021 Decision Letter, the Council concluded that the information provided by the Law School is sufficient to demonstrate compliance with Standard 316. Accordingly, the Rule 13(a)(2) hearing is cancelled in accordance with Rule 20(d). Western New England University School of Law remains an approved law school.

ABA Journal, Law School Recently Dinged for Bar Passage Rate Comes Into Compliance:

The Western New England University School of Law has demonstrated compliance with an ABA accreditation standard that requires a bar passage rate of at least 75% within two years.

Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2022/03/aba-finds-western-new-england-law-school-in-compliance-with-bar-passage-accreditation-standard.html

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