4 Legal English Podcast | Episode 026
In this episode, we discuss changes in law school admission practices - the LSAT exam may become optional. What does this mean? What is the LSAT? How will law schools adjust? What does this mean for people applying to law schools in the United States?
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Law School Changes
What do you think? Is this a move in the right direction? Or should they keep the LSAT as an entrance requirement?
Some of the Lexicon words discussed in the podcast:
- American Bar Association (ABA)
- Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
- Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)
- Bar Exam
- Bar Admission
Links & Resources
You can find more information in these links
- The LSAC page
- LSAC's Choosing a Law School page (as mentioned in the podcast, this is a great resource if you are looking for information about law schools in the US)
- About LSAT
- More info about LSAT
- Accredited vs. Unaccredited Law Schools
- Reuters article about the change
- Forbes article
- Another article: Law deans oppose ABA proposal to drop LSAT requirement
The LSAC also has a section on applying to LLM programs. Learn more here.
If you want to learn more about how to become a lawyer in the United States, check out our episode on that topic here!
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