The data exist to make legal education measurably better.
Figure 1 above uses data from the 2020 Law School Survey of Student of Engagement (LSSSE) to visualize 10 average score “distributions” based on responses from 12,969 law students at 68 participating U.S. law schools. The distributions are at the law school level. Thus, for all ten measures, each participating law school’s average score exists somewhere within the orange-yellow-grey-blue-green distribution. The grey is the fat part of the underlying bell curve (25-75th percentiles). In addition, each Figure 1 measure maps to one or more of the ABA’s Accreditation Standards (see references in brackets).
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