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Is It Time To Set an LSAT Minimum for Law School Admission?

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The number admitted law students with LSAT scores below 145 has increased 60 percent since 2010.

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  • John A. Silvi Former Employee LSAC/LSAS

    The ABA has a standard for admissions1). A 120 LSAT test score2) A 1.0 LSDAS or now CAS adjusted GPAThe law schools were tiered to accept students based on their GPA. But we must thank Robert Morse of the Morse Code (US News & World Report) for generating a competition amongst the law schools who decided that position ranking within the law schools was more important than education !! And after 40 years of reporting the rules on GPA, he never researched the fact that each law candidate has two GPA‘s as part of their application !!! He based the ranking on the RAW GPA rather than the LSDAS Adjusted.....Way to Go Robert !! A true American journalist.......money over facts......And this author has failed to do their homework as well......!!! But with the matrix of the old diversity standard soon to be announced by the ABA (After all they have had the matrix now going on 12 years, we will finally resolve this issue. And as I have always stated....Just pull the funding for the flawed educational program in law school and we will see just how quickly this nation will establish a non-bias selection on the law school admissions and bar passage !!

  • Alex Trebeck

    Our author here would not likely fare well on the LSAT. She writes in her final sentence, "...the data isn‘t all in" instead of "...the data aren‘t all in...." Data are plural, Ms. Chen. You‘re fired.

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