Tenn. Law School Urges Court To Force ABA Accreditation

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 5:05 PM EST) -- Lincoln Memorial University's law school on Wednesday questioned the impartiality of an American Bar Association appeals board staffed after the ABA denied the law school accreditation, asking a Tennessee federal court to reconsider blocking the law organization's decision in the school's antitrust suit.

The Knoxville, Tenn.-based Duncan School of Law said that in light of the ABA's retraction of its initial claims that the membership of its appeals board was constituted prior to the organization's refusal to grant accreditation to the law school, Duncan was entitled...
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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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