Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Despite 3 Years Of Noncompliance With 75% Bar Passage Accreditation Standard, ABA Grants Western Michigan 3-Year Extension Of Time To Achieve Compliance

Thomas Cooley Logo (2017)Despite not meeting ABA Accreditation Standard 316 ("At least 75 percent of a law school’s graduates in a calendar year who sat for a bar examination must have passed a bar examination administered within two years of their date of graduation") in 2020 (66.0%), 2021 (62.3%), and 2022 (59.5%), the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar granted Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School's request for a three-year extension to achieve compliance.

ABA Journal, After Repeat Failures to Meet Bar Pass Standard, ABA Gives Cooley Law School Extension

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