AccessLex Institute Research

 

Through the AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence®, AccessLex Institute publishes and reports on research and data that identifies actionable strategies and public policies to improve access, increase law school affordability and strengthen the value of legal education.

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Submissions from 2024

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Legal Education Data Deck, AccessLex Institute

Submissions from 2023

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Law School in a Pandemic Ungrouped: How Online J.D. Experiences Varied Across Students, Tiffane Cochran, Sherrie Godette, and Gallup

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"If You're On Time, You're Late": Law School Application Timing Among Historically Underrepresented Applicants, Sherrie K. Godette, K. L. Risman, Tiffane Cochran, and Baylee Jenkins

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Protecting Diversity: Can We Afford to Throw Out Grutter Before Its Expiration Date?, Jason M. Scott, Paige Wilson, Tiffane Cochran, and Andrea Pals

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"Freedom Is Not Enough...": Affirmative Action and J.D. Completion Among Underrepresented People of Color, Jason M. Scott, Paige Wilson, and Andrea Pals

Submissions from 2022

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Professional Judgment and Emergency Fund Programs: An Opportunity to Improve, Nancy Conneely, LeAndra Ross, and Aaron N. Taylor

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Show Them the Money: Improving Consumer Information on Need and Merit-Based Gift Aid to Equitably Empower Prospective Law Students, Domonique Edwards, Kelsey Risman, and Tiffane Cochran

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Are Law Schools Cream-Skimming to Bolster Their Bar Exam Pass Rates?, Jason M. Scott and Josh Jackson

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What Is Quality? Advancing Value-Added Approaches to Assessing Law School Bar Exam Performance, Jason M. Scott and Josh Jackson

Submissions from 2021

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Student Debt: The Holistic Impact on Today's Young Lawyer, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division and AccessLex Institute

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Analyzing Pathways to the J.D. with National Student Clearinghouse Data, Tiffane Cochran and Lauren Walker

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Approaching the Bar: An Analysis of Post-Graduation Bar Exam Study Habits, Joshua L. Jackson and Tiffane Cochran

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Analyzing First-Time Bar Exam Passage on the UBE in New York State, New York State Board of Law Examiners and AccessLex Institute

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It's Not Where You Start, It's How You Finish: Predicting Law School and Bar Success, Aaron N. Taylor, Jason M. Scott, and Josh Jackson

Submissions from 2020

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Distance Learning Questionnaire Findings, AccessLex Institute

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Future in Law? A Profile of Graduating College Seniors Interested in Legal Education and Careers, AccessLex Institute

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Roadmap to Enrolling Diverse Law School Classes, Volume 4: Contextualizing Admission Factors, AccessLex Institute

Submissions from 2019

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Examining Grad PLUS: Value and Cost, AccessLex Institute

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Examining Graduate Lending: Access vs. Private Lending, AccessLex Institute

Submissions from 2018

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Law School Applicants by Degrees: A Per Capita Analysis of the Top Feeder Schools, AccessLex Institute

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Priming the Pump: How Pipeline Programs Seek to Enhance Legal Education Diversity, AccessLex Institute

Submissions from 2016

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From the Bachelor's to the Bar: Using College Completion Data to Assess the Law School Pipeline, AccessLex Institute

Submissions from 2015

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Exploring the Role of Institutional Research in Graduate and Professional Education, AccessLex Institute