The American Bar Association House of Delegates has rejected a proposal that would have made law school admissions tests like the LSAT optional.
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.
Through its acquisition of the Institute for the Future of Law Practice in late 2020, the Law School Admission Council is continuing to branch out from its traditional LSAT test administration role and offer more legal skills programming at its online platform LawHub. The new curriculum coming from IFLP is touted as helping to better prepare law students and lawyers for the demands of today’s marketplace.