Law School Admissions

Title

Misuse and Abuse of the LSAT: Making the case for Alternative Evaluative Efforts and A Redefinition of Merit

Document Type

Law Review Article

Publication Date

1-2006

Keywords

LSAT, admissions, affirmative action, legal education, diversity

Abstract

This is a law review article that examines the admissions process and the reliance on the LSAT. The authors are part of SALT and ABA and give perspective from both of those institutions. There is also a brief history of the previous justifications for use of standardized tests from efficiency to irrational exclusionary prejudices. The authors also include proposals for reform.

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