TITLE

The Accreditation of Law Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Crotty, Homer D.
PUB. DATE
June 1960
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Jun1960, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the legal accreditation of law schools, its underlying standards, and the problems related to accrediting. The American Bar Association is the main accrediting organization that approves accreditation to law schools once predetermined standards are met. It emphasizes that because of statutes and court rules, law school accreditation from the American Bar Association is not only required, but nearly inescapable for most law schools. Although most law schools already adopted the standards given by the American Bar Association, law students still need to study in a law office as a preparation for admission to the bar.
ACCESSION #
21394772

 

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