ABA Drops LSAT Requirement In Name Of Diversity

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At a glance

  • The American Bar Association accrediting council voted 15-1 to no longer require the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) for law school applications.
  • The new policy, which goes into effect in 2025, was approved because ABA officials believe dropping the testing requirement will increase diversity.
  • Law schools may still require the test, but the LSAT won’t be required for accreditation.


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