Does the LSAT Mirror or Magnify Racial and Ethnic Differences in Education Attainment: A Study of Equally Achieving Elite College Students
Law Review Article
admission criteria, incoming indicators, law school diversity, standardized test scores, LSAT
An older scientific study confirming the bias for the LSAT test. Kidder argues that after controlling for multiple variables (students with equivalent GPA and college choices), the LSAT still culturally biased and created a barrier for law school. The reliance on LSAT scores especially with the focus on racially blind admissions procedures is detrimental to minority students.