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ACLU and ABA Oppose Biden’s Executive Order on Asylum Eligibility

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the American Bar Association (ABA) have voiced strong opposition to President Joe Biden’s…

Attorneys General Urge ABA to Revise Diversity Standards in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

Attorneys general from 21 states are pressing the American Bar Association (ABA) to modify its diversity standards for law school…

ABA Council Examines Standards for Online Law Schools Accreditation

The American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently convened in Chicago on May 17,…

Exploring Bar Exam Alternatives: ABA Legal Ed Council Considers Policy Statement

The ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is set to discuss a draft…

ABA’s Commitment to Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors in Bar Admissions Process

The President of the American Bar Association (ABA), Mary Smith, has addressed concerns raised by three Democratic senators regarding the…

ABA Legal Ed Section Unveils Slate for 2024-2025 Term

The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has revealed its council slate for the upcoming 2024-2025…

Positive Trends in Law Graduate Employment

Recent data from the American Bar Association (ABA) reveals encouraging news for law school graduates, indicating that more graduates from…

ABA Takes a Stand Against Restrictive Education Laws

The policymaking body of the American Bar Association (ABA) is gearing up to make a significant public statement, advocating against…

Council Calls for Feedback on Accreditation of Online Law Schools

The council of the American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has opened avenues for…

The NextGen Bar Exam: A Revolutionary Step Forward in Legal Education

The legal community is witnessing the fruition of the first significant overhaul of the bar exam in a quarter-century. This…

ABA Explores Accreditation for Fully Online Law Schools: A Paradigm Shift in Legal Education

In a landmark decision, the American Bar Association's (ABA) legal education arm is contemplating extending accreditation to fully online law…

New ABA Resolution Might Urge States to Cancel In-Person Bar Exams

The American Bar Associaton plans to urge jurisdictions to cancel in-person bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic and work on…