ABA To Tighten Data Reporting Rules For Law Schools

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 9:47 PM EDT) -- The American Bar Association on Thursday said law schools would have to provide more specific postgraduate employment data in 2012 after a California senator chastised the association for lax rules allowing schools to lure students with exaggerated employment rate projections.

The ABA’s section of legal education and admissions to the bar responded to an Oct. 6 letter from Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., saying law schools would now have to report more specific data about the job opportunities their graduates have pursued, including whether the jobs require...
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