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Committee Wants Applicants to Take LSAT

An American Bar Association committee is recommending the elimination of a rule that allows most law schools to fill up to 10 percent of their entering classes with students who haven’t taken the Law School Admission Test. Barring that, the committee is proposing to make the rule applicable to all schools, the ABA Journal reports. The rule, approved last year by the governing council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, currently applies only to students enrolled in undergraduate programs at the same university as the law school and/or students pursuing another degree in addition to their JD.

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TBA Leaders in DC for ‘ABA Day’

TBA President Jonathan Steen, President-elect Bill Harbison, YLD President Rachel Moses and Executive Director Allan Ramsaur are in the nation’s capital this week as part of the ABA Day legislative effort. The group will be meeting with Tennessee legislators as well as learning about issues of importance to the legal profession. The Tennessee participants join other leaders from national, state and local bar associations across the country. Learn more about the effort in the ABA Journal.

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