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How in the World Did New Mexico Corrections Department Lose Accreditation from These Folks?

The New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) Central New Mexico Correctional Facility (CNMCF) lost American Correctional Association (ACA) accreditation from 2016 to January 14, 2019. This is remarkable considering the makeup of the ACA’s Executive Committee and Board of Governors. ACA’s … Continue reading

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Letters raise concerns about changes to the bar pass accreditation standard

Early next week, the ABA House of Delegates will again vote on whether to approve a revised bar passage accreditation standard [Standard 316]. The Society of American Law Teachers and the ABA Diversity Entities both have written to the ABA … Continue reading

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Arizona Summit Loses Accreditation

The ABA Council has withdrawn approval for Arizona Summit Law School, according to this letter posted on the ABA Section of Legal Education News page.  Arizona Summit had been placed on probation last March but was apparently unable to convince the ABA … Continue reading

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Revising accreditation standards for greater transparency for incoming law students

Dear Esteemed Members of the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, We, the American Bar Association Law Student Division Council affirm that the American Bar Association can and should do more to protect potential … Continue reading

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The Pendulum Swings on Accreditation

Interesting story from Inside Higher Ed: “Regional agencies and college groups spar over Higher Education Act provision on learning outcomes. Does the rift open the door to increased federal role?” [RJ] Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Law … Continue reading

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