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Submissions from 2019

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The Aid Gap, Chris Gunthrie and Emily Lamm

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More Transparency, Please, Kyle McEntee

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Are Law Schools Engines of Inequality?, Richard H. Sander

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The Marginalization of Black Aspiring Lawyers, Aaron N. Taylor

Submissions from 2018

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Why Didn't Students Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? A Detailed Look, Steven Bahr, Dinah Sparks, and Kathleen Mulvaney Hoyer

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Defining Access: How Test-Optional Works, Steven Syverson, Valerie W. Franks, and William C. Hiss

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Robin Hood, In Reverse: How Law School Scholarships Compound Inequality, Aaron N. Taylor

Submissions from 2017

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Scholarships at Risk: The Mathematics of Merit Stipulations in Financial Aid Awards, James Ming Chen

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Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility, Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan

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The Pell Grant Proxy: A Ubiquitous But Flawed Measure of Low Income Student Enrollment, Jason Delisle

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Alternative Paths to Diversity: Exploring and Implementing Effective College Admissions Policies, Educational Testing Service, Gary Orfield, Stella M. Flores, Catherine L. Horn, William C. Kidder, Patricia Gándara, and Mark C. Long

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Agreements to Improve Student Aid: An Antitrust Perspective, Deborah Jones Merritt and Andrew Lloyd Merritt

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Assessing the Viability of Race-Neutral Alternatives in Law School Admissions, Eboni S. Nelson, Ronald Pitner, and Carla D. Pratt

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Can Socioeconomic Status Substitute for Race in Affirmative Action College Admissions Policies? Evidence from a Simulation Model, Sean F. Reardon, Rachel Baker, Matt Kasman, Daniel Klasik, and Joseph B. Townsend

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Law School-Administered Financial Aid: The Good News and the Bad News, William C. Whitford

Submissions from 2016

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The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: A History of African American, Latino, and American Indian Law School Admissions, 1950–2000, William C. Kidder

Submissions from 2014

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LSAT Performance with Regional, Gender, and Racial/Ethnic Breakdowns: 2007-2008 Through 2013-2014 Testing Years, Susan P. Dalessandro, Lisa C. Anthony, and Lynda M. Reese

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Still Hazy After All These Years: The Data and Theory Behind 'Mismatch', William C. Kidder and Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Submissions from 2013

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Measuring Merit: The Shultz-Zedeck Research on Law School Admissions, Kristen Holmquist, Marjorie M. Shultz, Sheldon Zedeck, and David B. Oppenheimer

Submissions from 2012

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Admission to Law School: New Measures, Marjorie M. Shultz and Sheldon Zedeck

Submissions from 2011

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Predicting Lawyer Effectiveness: Broadening the Basis for Law School Admissions Decisions, Marjorie M. Shultz and Sheldon Zedeck

Submissions from 2008

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Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?, Jesse Rothstein and Albert H. Yoon

Submissions from 2006

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Educational Debt Burden and Career Choice: Evidence from a Financial Aid Experiment at NYU Law School, Erica M. Field

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Misuse and Abuse of the LSAT: Making the Case for Alternative Evaluative Efforts and a Redefinition of Merit, Phoebe A. Haddon and Deborah W. Post

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Misuse of the Law School Admissions Test, Racial Discrimination, and the De Facto Quota System for Restricting African-American Access to the Legal Profession, John Nussbaumer

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The Misuse of the LSAT: Discrimination Against Blacks and Other Minorities in Law School Admissions, Vernellia R. Randall

Submissions from 2004

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A Systemic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools, Richard H. Sander

Submissions from 2001

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Does the LSAT Mirror or Magnify Racial and Ethnic Differences in Education Attainment: A Study of Equally Achieving Elite College Students, William C. Kidder

Submissions from 2000

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Portia Denied: Unmasking Gender Bias on the LSAT and Its Relationship to Racial Diversity in Legal Education, William C. Kidder

Submissions from 1997

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The Threat to Diversity in Legal Education: An Empirical Analysis of the Consequences of Abandoning Race as a Factor in Law School Admissions Decisions, Linda F. Wightman