ABA Accreditation Decision Stands Despite Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 8:46 PM EST) -- A Tennessee federal judge on Wednesday refused to order the American Bar Association to rescind its denial of provisional accreditation for Lincoln Memorial University's law school, a move the school had requested in its antitrust suit against the ABA.

The Duncan School of Law had asked for a temporary restraining order and injunction ordering the ABA to remove the denial notice from its website and hold any decision over Duncan's accreditation in abeyance, and a permanent injunction requiring the association to grant provisional accreditation to the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law v. American Bar Association (TV1)

Case Number



Tennessee Eastern

Nature of Suit



Thomas A Varlan

Date Filed

December 21, 2011

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