ABA Mandates Law School Affirmative Action

Podgers, James
September 1980
American Bar Association Journal;Sep80, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p1051
Academic Journal
Reports that the American Bar Association (ABA) has added an affirmative action mandate to the standards that law schools must meet to receive ABA accreditation. Encouragement of law schools to conduct minority affirmative action efforts.


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