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Michigan Bar Passage Rates and the ABA Requirements

ABA Standard 316 provides two alternative criteria to determine bar passage compliance by a school, one of which examines ultimate bar passage rates and the other first-time passage rates.  The ultimate passage rate provision includes two tests; the first-time rate provision has a single test. Read More »



Commentaries on the Law School, legal education, and related topics. 

1/7/16 - Michigan Bar Passage Rates and the ABA Requirements

01/23/15 - Abuses of LSAT Scores

04/30/14 - Legal Job Market Continues to Improve

04/23/14 - Assessing Future Enrollment

02/06/14 - Law School Student Loans

11/11/13 - Michigan State Bar Membership by Law School
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11/08/13 - Employment Among Michigan Lawyers Is Increasing
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11/07/13 - Unemployment Among Michigan Lawyers Remains Low
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10/24/13 - The Layperson's Guide to Legal Employment Data

06/03/13 - Myth-Busting

01/29/13 - Admissions Chances Improve; Employment Outlook Brightens

12/03/12 - Law School Is Indeed Worth the Money

11/07/12 - Are the Bar Results for Real?

10/29/12 - Fourth Tier My...

10/03/12 - Answering a Question about a Michigan Lawyer Shortage

09/24/12 - Is More Transparency about Law Schools Desirable?

08/27/12 - Law School Costs, Student Loan Debt, and Advice for Applicants

08/15/12 - Enough about the Ills and Evils of Legal Education

02/15/12 - Does a Shortage of Lawyers Loom?


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