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,...
To view the full article, register now.




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

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.