Comments

Comments Received During Comprehensive Review

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Standards 211-213
Chapter 3
Bar Passage
Pro Bono
Distance Education
Student/Faculty Ratio
Terms and Conditions of Employment/Clinical Faculty/Security of Position
Chapter 5
Character and Fitness/Professionalism/Values
Standard 509
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Rules and Chapter 8
Cost of Legal Education
Multiple Topics
Process

CH. 1 - GENERAL PURPOSES AND PRACTICES; AND IOPs

Gary Palm, July 2009

CH. 2 - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, November 2010
Lawrence Hellman, March 2011
SALT, January 2012
SALT, January 2013

STANDARDS 211-213: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, DIVERSITY, AND ACCOMMODATION

Council on Access and Fairness March 2010
Standards 211 & 212: AALS Section on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Issues
John Nussbaumer, Standard 212, March 2011
SALT, Standards 211 & 212, June 2011
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, June 2011
William Goren, June 2011
ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - S211 and 212, June 2011
ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, June 2011
National Center for Lesbian Rights - S211 and 212, June 2011
State Bar of California, Council on Access and Fairness, June 2011
Ian Johnson, June 2011
National Federation of the Blind, June 2011
Hope Lewis, June 2011
State Bar of California, Council on Access and Fairness, June 2011
ALWD - S211 and 212, July 2011
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy, July 2011
New York State Bar Association Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, August 2011
Council on Access and Fairness, November 2011
National Association for Law Placement, November 2011
SALT - S211 and 212, April 2012
SALT - S212, October 2013

CH. 3 - PROGRAM OF LEGAL EDUCATION

SALT, July 2009
SALT: Sally Kift article on assessment July 2009
van der Wall, S304(C), August 2009
Comments of CLEA, Outcome Measures Subcommittee Document, October 2009
Comment -Outcomes Measurement, Outcomes Measurement, Working Group, October 2009
New England Deans: Statement on Outcome Assessment, October 2009
Comment re Draft ABA Standards (Institute for Law Teaching and Learning), October 2009
Clinical Skills Committee, October 2009
Roy Stuckey, December 2009
Richard K. Neumann, Jr., January 2010
Patton, January 2010
Council on Access and Fairness March 2010
Standard 302 - SALT March 2010
ABA Clinical Skills Committee, March 2010
Interpretation 305-3: ABA Law Student Division, 2010
Standard 304(f): ABA Law Student Division, 2010
Shaw, January 2010
Kazin, April 2010
Florida Commission on Professionalism, June 2010
Standing Committee on Professionalism, June 2010
CLEA Outcome Measures Cover Letter, July 2010
CLEA Outcome Measures, July 2010
Horwitz: Outcome Measures, July 2010
NCCU: Outcome Measures, July 2010
Neumann-Stuckey, July 2010
ALDA, Part I, July 2010
ALDA, Part II, July 2010
Florida Bar Center for Professionalism, September 2010
ALWD, September 2010
Legal Writing Institute, October 2010
SALT, October 2010
Clark Cunningham, November 2010
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, November 2010
ALI-ABA and ACLEA, November 2010
ABA Committee on Clinical Skills, January 2011
Yesenia Santiago, S304(C), February 2011
Brent Newton, February 2011
SALT, March 2011
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, March 2011
ALWD, March 2011
New York State Bar Association, March 2011
National Federation of the Blind, June 2011
Council on Access and Fairness, November 2011
SALT, April 2012
CLEA, April 2012
ALWD, July 2012
SALT, October 2012
New York State Bar Association Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, October 2012
CLEA, October 2012
Robert R. Kuehn, January 2013
State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness, April 2013
CLEA, July 2013
CLEA, July 2013
CLEA, July 2013

BAR PASSAGE

Gary Rosin, I301-6, March 2011
SALT, I301-6, March 2011
Rosin, Endangerment of HBLS, May 2011
ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Education Pipeline, June 2011
CLEA, July 2011
SALT - I301-6, July 2011
SALT - I301-6, January 2012
CLEA - I301-6, January 2012
Gary Rosin - I301-6, July 2012
SALT - I301-6, October 2012
CLEA - I301-6, November 2012
CLEA - I301-6, January 2013
SALT - I301-6, January 2013
SALT - I301-6, January 2013
Michigan Law School Deans - I301-6, March 2013
ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline - I301-6, March 2013
CLEA and SALT - I301-6, April 2013
ABA Diversity Center Group - I301-6, April 2013
State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness, April 2013
SALT, April 2013
Michigan Law School Deans - I301-6, June 2013
National Bar Association - I301-6, June 2013
ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline - I301-6, June 2013
John Conyers Jr., U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary - I301-6, June 2013
Tri-Caucus and Progressive Caucus, Congress of the United States - I301-6, June 2013
Hispanic National Bar Association - I301-6, June 2013
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association - I301-6, June 2013
CLEA and SALT - I301-6, June 2013
National Native American Bar Association, July 2013
Deborah J. Merritt, July 2013
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, September 2013
Michigan Law School Deans, October 2013
ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, October 2013
National Bar Association, October 2013
State Bar of California, Council on Access and Fairness, October 2013
CLEA and SALT, October 2013
Tri-Caucus and Progressive Caucus, Congress of the United States, October 2013
Law Deans of Historically Black Colleges, October 2013
ABA Diversity Center Group, October 2013
Association of Academic Support Educators, October 2013
National Bar Association, January 2014
InfiLaw System, January 2014
CLEA and SALT, January 2014
Michigan Law Deans, February 2014
Laura Stewart, February 2014
Adonica R. Black, February 2014
Crystal D. Martin, February 2014
National Black Law Students Association, March 2014
Congressman Cedric L. Richmond, March 2014
National Bar Association, March 2014

PRO BONO

ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, July 2012
National Center for Access to Justice, November 2012
Equal Justice Works, November 2012
Dean Chemerinsky, November 2012
Legal Services of South Central Michigan, November 2012
Holly R. Eaton, November 2012
SALT, November 2012
National Legal Aid & Defender Association, November 2012

DISTANCE EDUCATION

Schweickert, March 2010
Huber, April, 2010
Finley, May 2010
Murchison, May, 2010
Conazares, September 2010
Podgor, February 2011
Sutton, June 2011
Howe, August 2011
van der Werff, August 2011
Roberts, October 2011
Murray, October 2011
King, November 2011
Glass, November 2011
Pilcher, December 2011
Hillstrom, December 2011
Laiacon, February 2012
Vass, February 2012
Hueber, February 2012
Shepard, March 2012
Hyman, March 2012
Janvier, April 2012
Ginlack, May 2012
Working Group for Distance Learning in Legal Education, July 2012
Lang, July 2012
Thibodeaux, August 2012
Wingo, September 2012
Vongretchen, September 2012
Jeffries, September 2012
Mendez, December 2012
Walker, January 2013
York, February 2013 
Williams, February 2013
Valentine, February 2013 
Ruiz, March 2013
Silva, April 2013

STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO

Brooklyn Law School, October 2011
Richard K. Neumann, April 2013

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/CLINICAL FACULTY/SECURITY OF POSITION

Gary Palm, September 2008
University Presidents, April 2009
AALS Task Force Report on Status of Clinical Faculty in the Legal Academy, June 2010
CLEA: History of Standard 405c, cover letter, June 2010
CLEA: History of Standard 405c, June 2010
AAUP: Security of Position, July 2010
ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar's Law Libraries Committee, July 2010
Gorman: Security of Position , July 2010
Rabban Letter of Endorsement of Gorman Letter, July 2010
Statement of 12 AALS Presidents Supporting Gorman Letter, July 2010
SALT, July 2010
Security of Position: Goldman, July 2010
CLEA Letter to Polden_Barry re handling of July 15 draft, July 2010
Pollak, September 2010
Mundheim, July 2010
ALWD, October 2010
CLEA,_October 2010
Richard K. Neumann Jr., October 2010
American Association of Law Libraries, July 2009
Guido Calabresi, September 2010
Roxane Harvey, November 2010
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, November 2010
AALS, November 2010
Fedders and Solimene: Student Outcomes and Academic Freedom, November 2010
GenX-Y Caucus - AALL, December 2010
CLEA, December 2010
ABA Committee on Clinical Skills, January 2011
Ralph Brill, February 2011
Brent Newton, February 2011
CLEA, March 2011
John Elson, March 2011
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, March 2011
ALWD, March 2011
SALT, March 2011
ABA Committee on Clinical Skills, March 2011 
Geoffrey Shields, March 2011
New York State Bar Association, March 2011
Deans of Color, March 2011
Mae Kuykendall, April 2011
CLEA, April 2011
Erwin Chemerinsky, June 2011
James P. White, June 2011
CLEA, July 2011
AAUP, November 2011
ALWD, December 2011
SALT, November 2012
CLEA, January 2013
SALT, January 2013
ALWD, January 2013
Richard K. Neumann, April 2013
SALT, April 2013
CLEA, June 2013
Richard K. Neumann, July 2013
CLEA, July 2013
Faculty Resolutions, 2010-13

CH. 5 - ADMISSIONS AND STUDENT SERVICES

Council on Access and Fairness March 2010
Gary Palm, November 2010
SALT, March 2011
Al Alston, April 2011
Ian Johnson, June 2011
AHEAD and Everyone Reading, Inc., June 2011
American Association of People with Disabilities, June 2011
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, June 2011
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, June 2011
Ohio Legal Rights Service, July 2011
Gary C. Norman, July 2011
James Bushnell, August 2011
Deborah Merritt, Standard 510, November 2011
Council on Access and Fairness, November 2011
CLEA, November 2012
State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness, April 2013

CHARACTER AND FITNESS/PROFESSIONALISM/VALUES

ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, June 2009
ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, September 2009
ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, November 2009
NOBC Law School Professionalism Initiative, December 2009
Timmer and Berry, The Professional Lawyer, February 2010
Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, March 2010
Outcome Measures-Professionalism, John Berry, October 2010
ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, April 2012

STANDARD 509 - REQUIRED DISCLOSURES

Lawrence Hellman, March 2011
Kyle McEntee, March 2011
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, March 2011
Linda Spagnola, June 2011
National Association for Law Placement, November 2011

CH. 6 - LIBRARY AND INFORMATION RESOURCES

AALL Academic Law Libraries SIS, September 2009
AALL Research Instruction and Patron Services SIS, September 2009
Paul Callister, August 2009
Shaun Jamison, August 2009
Dean Carolyn Jones, December 2009
Carl Yirka, July 2010
Billie Jo Kaufman, July 2010
Michael Whiteman, October 2010
Tracy Thompson-Przylucki, October 2010
John Edwards, October 2010
Victoria Szymczak, November 2010
Victoria Szymczak, November 2010
Elizabeth McKenzie, November 2010
AALL Academic Law Libraries SIS, November 2010
Suzanne Cassidy, November 2010
Susan Nevelow Mart, December 2010
Kathleen Carrick, December 2010
GenX-Y Caucus - AALL, December 2010
AALL Academic Law Libraries SIS, March 2011
Society of Academic Law Library Directors, October 2013

CH. 7 - FACILITIES

Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, June 2011

RULES AND CH. 8 - COUNCIL AUTHORITY, VARIANCES, AND AMENDMENTS

CLEA, February 2014

COST OF LEGAL EDUCATION

Matasar statement, May 2009
Matasar letter, May 2009

MULTIPLE TOPICS

Gary Palm, Unofficial Transcripts of SRC Open Forum, April 2011

PROCESS

ALDA, January 2009
Richard Matasar, January 2009
AALS, July 2009
AALS, March 2010
AALS, June 2010
SALT, November 2010
CLEA, November 2010
AALS, March 2011
ABA Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum, March 2011
ALWD, March 2011
Mercer University law faculty, April 2011
AALS, November 2011
CLEA, April 2013

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