Tenn. Law School Loses Bid To Force ABA Accreditation

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 10:03 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge on Monday refused to reconsider his denial of a preliminary injunction requiring the American Bar Association to grant Lincoln Memorial University's law school provisional accreditation in an antitrust suit against the association.

U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Varlan said the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Duncan School of Law had not yet exhausted the administrative appeals process and hadn't shown that the ABA's Appeals Panel was biased against the school. The school also failed to demonstrate that it would suffer irreparable damage without temporary accreditation,...
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