Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Accreditation Notices

Rule 48 of the ABA Standards and Rules for Approval of Law Schools sets out the circumstances under which the Council or the Managing Director shall provide public notice of sanctions, specific remedial action, probation, applications for approval, acquiescence in a substantive change, variances, or submissions of teach-out plans and the decisions on the applications.

Applications for Approval

Applications for Substantive Change

Applications for Variances

Teach-Out Plans 

Explanation of Public Notices

May 2020

Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
 

February 2020

Golden Gate University School of Law

Appalachian School of Law

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Florida Coastal School of Law

January 2020

Council Approves Thomas Jefferson School of Law Teach-Out Plan

November 2019

Florida Coastal School of Law

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Appeals Panel Decision
 

August 2019

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

May 2019

Council Decision to Withdraw ABA-Approval from Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Council Approves Western State College of Law Teach-Out Plan

February 2019

Valparaiso University School of Law Teach-Out Plan

October 2018

Arizona Summit Law School Teach-Out Plan

September 2018

Arizona Summit Law School Teach-Out Plan

May 2018

Council Decision to Withdraw ABA-Approval from Arizona Summit Law School

March 2018

Golden Gate University School of Law

December 2017

Appalachian School of Law - Public Notice re Specific Remedial Action

Arizona Summit Law School

November 2017

Council Decision to Place Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Probation

June 2017

Public Notice of Council Decision to Censure Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshal School of Law and Direct it to Take Remedial Action (Standards 104, 205(b))

Public Notice of Council Decision to Direct Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law to Take Remedial Action (Standards 301(a), 309(b), and 501(b); Interpretations 501-1 and 501-2)

May 2017

Appalachian School of Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

March 2017

Public Notice of Council Decision to Place Arizona Summit Law School on Probation (March 27, 2017)