« on: May 02, 2007, 06:21:57 PM »
Shouldn't we be more worried that law schools with significant minority populations can't produce graduates who can pass the Bar?
I don't know if we should be "more worried" about that. Low bar passage rates are a problem, period. I don't even want to subdivide it into black and white students. There are many schools with predominantly white populations whose graduates have trouble passing the bar exam. What's the solution there?
This really isn't a racial issue. I am absolutely certain that if the ABA-mandated minimum passage rate was increased to 70%, there would be a lot of schools with, again, predominantly white student populations that would be in a hell of a lot of trouble.
Good point. I didn't really mean to single out minority schools as being different from any other school that can't get a Bar passage rate above 70%, but I figured it was more in response to the OP; I worded it poorly, my apologies.