ERIC Number: ED170323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Summaries of LSAC Sponsored Research. 1975-1977. Law School Admission Research.
Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Research sponsored by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) between 1975 and 1977 is summarized. For each research project, the project title, investigator's name, LSAC report number, and a one-paragraph statement of purpose and summary are presented. The methodological procedure, results, conclusions, and recommendations are also summarized when available. Citations to published reports are listed for each project, and a subject index for volumes I through III (covering research conducted between 1949 and 1977) is appended. The nineteen research areas listed here involve validity and bias of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT); the Supreme court hearing of DeFunis v. Odegaard; prediction of female law students' grades; preferential admissions; predictors of bar examination performance; law school grade prediction; test item type validity; Canadian LSAT candidates; law school admission standards; relevance of legal training; black, white, and Mexican American differences in law school performance; and analysis of LSAT scores for test repeaters. (GDC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, Annotated Bibliographies, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, Grade Prediction, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Law Schools, Legal Education, Predictive Validity, Professional Education, Research Projects, Success
Law Programs, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 40, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Law School Admission Test