Bar Passage & Accreditation: The “Neutral” Case Against Standards

Dave Hoffman

Dave Hoffman is the Murray Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law at Temple Law School. He specializes in law and psychology, contracts, and quantitative analysis of civil procedure. He currently teaches contracts, civil procedure, corporations, and law and economics.

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  1. Gary Rosin says:

    Rest assured that 301-6 will rise in some form at the Section Council meeting in February 2008. The Department of Education is leaning on the ABA to adopt credible outcome measures.

    Apart from the debate on structuring an outcome measure based on Bar passage, there is a more fundamental question: Is “No Child Left Behind” thinking appropriate to the education of professionals?

    More to come…


  2. another moronic accreditation idea from the ABA – funny that this one follows on the heels of their proposed “equal opportunity and diversity” standard.

    The ABA should just get – or better yet, be pushed – out of the accreditation game.