ERIC Number: ED170326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Reports of LSAC Sponsored Research: Volume III, 1975-1977. Law School Admission Research.
Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Nineteen research reports and summaries of projects studying law school admission and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) are presented. These research projects were supported by the Law School Admission Council between 1975 and 1977. A subject and an author index, covering this and the previous two volumes (including research conducted from 1949 to 1974) are also included. These research reports 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, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, Grade Prediction, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Law Schools, Legal Education, Predictive Validity, Predictor Variables, Professional Education, Research Reports, Research Reviews (Publications), Success
Law Programs, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 40, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940 ($10.00)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Law School Admission Test