Tenn. Law School Drops Antitrust Suit Against ABA

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge on Monday dismissed Lincoln Memorial University's antitrust suit against the American Bar Association over accreditation of its law school after the school dropped its request for accreditation.

Knoxville, Tenn.-based Duncan School of Law sued the ABA in December, claiming the association colluded with other law schools to artificially restrain competition by refusing to accredit it. The law school alleged the Dec. 20 decision by the ABA’s Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar was an attempt to...
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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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