The ABA Presidential Advisory Council on Diversity Toolkit offers links to ABA and other resources on diversity in the pipeline to the legal profession. Topics include general information, statistics, law school admissions and testing, state and local bar association efforts, and research.
Prospective Law Students
General information for people interested in going to law school including: the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS), profiles of ABA-approved law schools, videos, publications, and other services offered by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) go to www.LSAC.org.
For information on legal education statistics, including student-faculty ratio, minority enrollment, and minority degree attainment, go to http://www.abanet.org/legaled/statistics/stats.html
Statistics about LSAT takers, applicants and admitted students go to www.LSACnet.org. This site is particularly useful to researchers, faculty advisors, and mentors of students interested in legal careers.
State & Local Bar Associations
For information on bar association activities in California, go to:http://calbar.ca.gov/calbar/pdfs/reports/2006_Diversity-Pipeline-Report.pdf.
If you are a member of a racial or ethnic group underrepresented in the legal profession in the United States, you will find useful information at www.LSAC.org/diversity