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CHICAGO, April 19, 2013 – Experts will offer insights on challenges facing legal education and possibilities for change at the April 24 meeting of the American Bar Association Task Force on the Future of Legal Education. The proceedings will be both live streamed and posted on the task force’s website for subsequent viewing.
Construction lawyers outlined their favorite Android and iPad applications, including those that let you see and mark up blueprints, create 3-D models and update task lists during a webinar on The Best Legal Apps for Construction Lawyers. The webinar was designed for lawyers who work remotely, especially at a project site or in a courtroom.
CHICAGO, March 29, 2013 — The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar today released data on law graduate employment outcomes for the class of 2012. The data covers the employment status of the 2012 graduates of ABA-approved law schools nine months after their graduation (Feb. 15, 2013).
CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2012 – Enrollment in non-J.D. programs at American Bar Association-approved law schools has increased markedly since 2000, partly offsetting declines in J.D. enrollment during the same period, according to preliminary data released today by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 – Early review of data on first-year enrollments at ABA-approved law schools reveals that 44,481 full-time and part-time students began their law school studies in the fall of 2012. This represents a decrease of 4,216 students (9 percent) from the fall of 2011 and is approximately 15 percent below the historic high 1L enrollment of 52,488 in the fall of 2010.
CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2012 – The American Bar Association is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race as one of myriad factors in undergraduate admissions decisions.
CHICAGO, June 15, 2012 – The American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and the Law School Admission Council today informed law school deans about a program for schools to certify the accuracy of their reporting of entering-class academic credentials.