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Department of Education Reviews ABA Law School Accreditation Standards

July 16, 2008
On December 4, 2006, the Department of Education held a hearing examining the ABA’s standards for accrediting law schools. Currently, supreme courts and bar examiners of all 50 states use ABA accreditation approval as a factor in granting law school graduate licenses. The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, the Department’s appointed panel, considered whether to re-certify the ABA as the official accrediting agency...