Law School Study Highlights Gaps in Different Types of Schools’ Success
State Bar of California Board of Trustees Approves Plan to Pilot Alternative Pathway to Licensure
Attorney Race/Ethnicity & Gender Analysis in 2023 Annual Discipline Report
The State Bar of California’s first-ever comprehensive Law School Profile highlights the attrition, number of JD degrees awarded, and bar exam pass rates of California’s American Bar Association (ABA), California accredited (CALS), and unaccredited law schools by race/ethnicity and gender of the student body, exploring differences in outcomes for students.
At its November meeting, the State Bar Board of Trustees approved forwarding to the California Supreme Court a plan to pilot a Portfolio Bar Examination (PBE) as a method for assessing a candidate’s minimum competence to practice law.
The State Bar of California’s first-ever comprehensive Law School Profile highlights the enrollment, diversity, attrition, number of JD degrees awarded, and bar exam pass rates of California’s three types of law schools: those approved by the American Bar Association, those accredited in California, and unaccredited law schools.