TITLE

THE SHELL GAME: WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OVERUSE OF THE LSAT IN LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS?

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Pamela
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
St. John's Law Review;Winter2006, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the overuse of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) in law school admission in the United States. It emphasizes that the legal academy exaggerates the importance of the LSAT. The impact of an overemphasis on the test on the legal community is explored. The history of the LSAT in law school admissions is reviewed. It provides recommendations to law schools on how to regain the role of setting values and priorities for the legal community.
ACCESSION #
21148452

 

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