Upcoming Changes in Legal Education as Mandated by ABA


On Monday, August 11th, the ABA House of Delegates concurred with most of the proposed revisions to the ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools.  The National Law Journal summarized the changes as listed below.  Barry Currier, Managing Director for the American Bar Association, discussed in a memo the transition to and implementation of the revised standards.  The learning outcomes and assessment revisions received much discussion.    Check out some of the reports submitted to the Council here.    Other, additional, useful information is also available at the Council site.  lawschool_box

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Associate Professor of Law Charleston School of Law 385 Meeting St., Suite 322B Charleston, S.C. 29403 843.377.2144
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