As the Supreme Court prepares to hand down a decision that could fundamentally alter affirmative action, a group of law deans — including Dean Christiana Ochoa at IU Maurer School of Law — has issued a statement affirming the deans’ commitment to diversity.
Law schools rethinking how race will factor in admissions
It’s only been a few weeks since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in college admissions, forcing universities and law schools to rethink how they can recruit and maintain diverse student bodies.Read More
Rankings revolt: As law schools reject U.S. News, transitional moment could be coming for legal education
As the former dean of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Gary Roberts remembers well what happened when he quit participating in U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings: absolutely nothing. Consequently, whether the current revolt against the rankings will cause some kind of reaction is unknown.Read More
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Dean Christiana Ochoa said those who want to do away with requiring law school admission tests for diversity’s sake have it backward. And she is not alone.
From their seats in the Kathleen and Ann DeLaney Moot Court Room, admitted students look to the front of the room where they see the portraits of four trailblazing alumnae who have made indelible marks on the judiciary.
Proposal could send LSAT packing: ABA legal education section approves proposal for eliminating admission tests
The American Bar Association’s proposed change from “shall” to “may” could signal an end to the LSAT.
On Nov. 1, my first day as the 17th dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, I attended the robing ceremony for Derek Molter, Indiana’s 111th Supreme Court justice.