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The Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, the ABA’s first section, provides leadership and services to those involved in legal education and admissions to the bar. The Section's Council is the national accrediting body for American legal education.

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As a law student, you can join the American Bar Association and up to five practice specialty groups for FREE. Grow your knowledge, experience career development, expand your professional community, and shape the future of legal education by joining the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

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