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Submissions from 2019

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The Aid Gap, Chris Gunthrie and Emily Lamm

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The Marginalization of Black Aspiring Lawyers, Aaron 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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Test Validity: Faster is Not Necessarily Better, Ruth Colker

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

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

Submissions from 2017

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Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance, Katherine Austin-Beltz, Catherine Martin Christopher, and Darby Dickerson

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Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility, Raj Chetty, John 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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Agreements to Improve Student Aid: An Antitrust Perspective, Deborah Jones Merritt and Andrew Merritt

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

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

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

Submissions from 2016

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Testing the Testers: The National Conference of Bar Examiners' LSAT Claim and a Roller Coaster Bar Exam Ride, Scott Johns

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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 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 Dalessandro, Lisa Anthony, and Lynda Reese

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The Mismatch Myth in American Higher Education: A Synthesis of Empirical Evidence at the Law School and Undergraduate Levels, William Kidder and Richard Lempert

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

Submissions from 2013

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Bar Passage: GPA and LSAT, Not Bar Reviews, Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos

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

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Does Testing = Race Discrimination?: Ricci, the Bar Exam, the LSAT, and the Challenge to Learning, Dan Subotnik

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 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 Field

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

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Misuse of the Law School Admissions Test, Racial Discrimination, and the DeFacto 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 Randall

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 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 Wightman