ABA Won't Require Law Schools To Report Graduates' Pay

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT) -- The legal education council for the American Bar Association on Saturday gave its preliminary approval for updated law school accreditation standards, but also rejected a recommendation that it require the schools to disclose its graduates’ salary data.

The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar decided against the recommendations of its own Standards Review Committee and pressure from transparency advocates who argue that the data is crucial to prospective applicants.

The council said in a statement that it turned down the...
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