2005 The Whitest Law School Report
and Other Law School Rankings Related
to Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Law School
Professor Vernellia Randall

Selected Readings on LSAT and Minority Admission
Chapter 2: L.S.A.T., Rankings, Law School Admissions and Traditionally Discriminated Against Racial Groups

What's New!

(Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information)




Admission Factors
LSAC Policies
LSAC Practicies
Not that Good
LSAC ScoreBands
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Education Attainment
Selected Readings
Use of Quota
Minoritoes in Legal Ed
Racism ABA
Bar Study
Racism Stupid!
Black Matriculants







Alex M. Johnson, Defending the Use of Quotas in Affirmative Action: Attacking Racism in the Nineties, 1992 University of Illinois Law Review 1043 (1992)

Brief Amicus Curiae of the Black Law Students' Alliance in Support of Defendants_appellants , 8 Michigan Journal of Gender and Law 105 (2002)

Danielle C. Gray and Travis LeBlanc, Integrating Elite Law Schools and the Legal Profession: a View from The Black Law Students Associations of Harvard, Stanford, and Yale Law Schools, 19 Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal 43 (Spring, 2003)

David J. Trevino, The Currency of Reparations: Affirmative Action in College Admissions, 4 Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Minority Issues 439 (Spring 2002)

David L. Chambers, Richard O. Lempert, Terry K. Adams, Michigan's Minority Graduates in Practice: the River Runs Through Law School, 25 Law & Social Inquiry 395 (Spring, 2000)

David M. White, The Requirement of Race_conscious Evaluation of Lsat Score for

Equitable Law School Admissions, 12 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 399 (2001)

Dennis W. Archer, a Diverse Directive: We Need more Lawyers of Color to Help Promote the Rule of Law , 89_OCT ABA Journal 8 (October, 2003)

George B Shepherd, No African_american Lawyers Allowed: the Inefficient Racism of the

Aba's Accreditation of Law Schools , 53 Journal of Legal Education 103 (March, 2003)

Herma Hill Kay, The Challenge to Diversity in Legal Education , 34 Indiana Law Review 55 (2000)

Lani Guinier, Admissions Rituals as Political Acts: Guardians at the Gates of Our Democratic Ideals, 117 Harvard Law Review 113 (November, 2003)

Lateef Mtima, The Road to the Bench: Not Even Good (Subliminal) Intentions , 8 University of Chicago Law School Roundtable 135 (2001)

Linda F. Wightman, The Threat to Diversity in Legal Education: An Empirical Analysis of the Consequences of Abandoning Race as a Factor in Law School Admission Decisions, 72 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1, 15_16 (1997).

Linda F. Wightman, The Consequences of Race_blindness: Revisiting Prediction Models With Current Law School Data, 53 Journal of Legal Education 229 (June, 2003)

Preston C. Green, III, Can Title Vi Prevent Law Schools from Adopting Admissions Practices

That Discriminate Against African_Americans?, 24 Southern University Law Review 237 (Spring 1997).

Ryan Fortson, Affirmative Action, the Bell Curve, and Law School Admissions , 24 Seattle University Law Review 1087 (Spring 2001)

Wendy Brown Scott, The Miseducation of White America , 9 Widener Law Symposium Journal 73 (2002)

Willam C. Kidder, The Rise of The Testocracy: an Essay on the Lsat, Conventional

Wisdom, and the Dismantling of Diversity, 9 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 167 (Spring 2000)

William C. Kidder and Jay Rosner, How the Sat Creates "Built_in Headwinds": an Educational and Legal Analysis of Disparate Impact , 43 Santa Clara Law Review 131 (2002)

William C. Kidder, Does the Lsat Mirror or Magnify Racial and Ethnic Differences in

Educational Attainment?: a Study of Equally Achieving "Elite" College Students , 89 California Law Review 1055 (July, 2001)

William C. Kidder, The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: a History of African American, Latino, And American Indian Law School Admissions, 1950_2000, 19 Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal 1 (Spring, 2003)




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