Publications Program

Our publications program offers writing opportunities for both book and periodical publications. On the Syllabus home page, you will find guidelines for writing for the Section's newsletter. If you are interested in book publishing, visit the ABA Publishing site for author guidelines and the author book proposal form.

Annual Publications

Standards and Rules

The 2019-2020 ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure outline the criteria that law schools must meet to obtain and retain ABA approval. The current edition reflects all changes approved by the Section’s Council and concurred in by the ABA House of Delegates through August 2019.

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Guide to Bar Admission Requirements

The Comprehensive Guide sets out the rules and practices of all U.S. jurisdictions for admission to the bar by examination and on motion.

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Syllabus is the e-newsletter of our Section. It is published quarterly and is a free benefit of Section membership. Stay informed on Law School Accreditation and Standards for Approval of Law Schools, Law School Enrollment Statistics, Section Conferences and Workshops, as well as Innovative Legal Education Programs.


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2018-2019 Annual Report

An overview of the activities and accomplishments of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar during the previous Association year.

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