Tuesday, February 14, 2017
ABA Nest of Cockroaches/House of Delegates Voted Against Proposed Stricter Bar Passage Rate Requirements at Member Schools
The Cockroaches Look After Their Own: On February 6, 2017, the ABA Journal published a Stephanie Francis Ward piece entitled “ABA House rejects proposal to tighten bar-pass standards for law schools.” Take a look at this opening:
“The ABA House of Delegates on Tuesday voted against a proposal to tighten bar passage rate standards for accredited law schools.
Under ABA rules, the house can send the proposed rule, Resolution 110B, back to the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar twice for review with or without recommendations, but the council has the final decision on Standard 316 and other matters related to law school accreditation.
A storm of criticism has surrounded Standard 316’s proposed revision, which would have required that to meet accreditation standards, 75 percent of a law schools’ graduates must pass a bar exam within a two-year period. At a notice and comment hearing the section held in August, various groups, including the National Black Law Students Association (PDF), testified that the proposal failed to address racial inequities in the law school admissions process and legal education.
According to [data submitted] for the hearing by William Patton, a professor emeritus at Whittier Law School, 33.4 percent of black students in California and 29.8 percent of the state’s Hispanic law students attend the five ABA-accredited law schools that would be most at risk of violating the proposed revision.
And in January, the Association of American Law School’s Law School Deans Steering Committee wrote the council to ask it to withdraw the proposal, based on concerns about different state bar scoring standards, falling bar-passage rates and a lack of diversity in the profession.
No accredited law school has ever been out of compliance with Standard 316, and there are various ways to meet its current requirements. One is that at least 75 percent of graduates from the five most recent calendar years have passed a bar exam, or there’s a 75 percent pass rate for at least three of those five years.
Also, a school can be in compliance if just 70 percent of its graduates pass the bar at a rate within 15 percentage points of the average first-time bar pass rate for ABA-approved law school graduates in the same jurisdiction for three out the five most recently completed calendar years.” [Emphasis mine]
As you can see, there are several ways for ABA-accredited trash pits to meet the current weak-ass requirements. And the spineless dung beetles on the House of Delegates want to keep it that way. You, the student, are a mere mean$ to an end, i.e. big piles of federal student loan cash. But you are going to enroll in a second tier sewer – or worse – and become a huge success, right, Lemming?!?!
TTTT Press Release: On February 6, 2017, the American Bar Association – who motto is “Defending Liberty, Pursuing Justice” – issued some garbage labeled “Bar passage proposal fails, immigration resolutions approved after spirited ABA House debate.” Try not to puke as you read the following filth:
“In other action, the House adopted new model rules for continuing legal education, which includes requiring credits for ethics, diversity and inclusion and mental health issues, as well as recommendations to improve the civil justice system. The 589-member House, which met on the final day of the ABA Midyear Meeting in Miami that began Feb. 1, sets policy for the association.
The proposal from the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bardrew the most attention, and failed on a divided voice vote that was overwhelmingly opposed. The change would have simplified and strengthened the bar passage rate – considered a measure of the quality of a law school education – by requiring that ABA-approved law schools have 75 percent of its graduates who take the bar exam pass it within two years of graduation. The exam is given twice a year.
The House action on Resolution 110B followed more than an hour of debate, and reflected the national debate in legal education for striking the best balance between goals of diversity in the profession and consumer protection of students. The ABA sets standards and accredits more than 200 law schools. Both the schools and ABA, because of its singular national accreditation role, are being criticized for enrolling and graduating too many law students who cannot pass the bar exam, and who leave law school with significant debt.” [Emphasis mine]
So, naturally these "scholars" and advocates stridently and overwhelmingly opposed the measure. Apparently, the cockroaches only give lip service to looking out for their students. Then again, they simply need to get asses in seats.
Conclusion: In the final analysis, the ABA and its member law schools will not change anything substantially. The bitches and hags will not risk seeing several commodes shut down, because they fail to have 75% of graduates who take the bar exam pass within two years of earning their law degrees. So much for standing behind your product, huh?!?! Don’t forget how Odessa Alm, the assistant dean for student success at CharloTTTTe Sewer of Law referred to her pupils as morons. This is how the law school pigs view you! They tell you how smart you are and how you can make a difference in the world, when they recruit. When you cannot land a decent job – despite your best efforts – then you are dismissed as a loser or lazy bastard who expects everything handed to you. Still want to take the plunge, cretin?!?!
Posted by Nando at 4:33 AM