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American Bar Association Censures U. of Kansas Law School

The American Bar Association on Thursday said that it had censured the University of Kansas’ law school and fined it $50,000 for violating approval standards in 2012, when it introduced a master’s-of-law degree in American legal studies.

The bar association said in a news release that the school had admitted two students to the program before obtaining the necessary approval from the association’s accreditation committee.

The law school said in a written statement that the violation stemmed from…

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Charleston School of Law Confirms Sale to For-Profit Chain

The Charleston School of Law, a for-profit institution in South Carolina, on Wednesday announced that its founders and directors had signed an agreement to transfer ownership of the institution to the InfiLaw System, which operates three other for-profit law schools, The Post and Courier reported.

The law school had previously entered into a management-services agreement with InfiLaw, a step that fueled speculation about an impending sale because it is often the first step toward such a deal. St…

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Law-School Tuition Still Rising Despite Drop in Demand, Report Says

Despite the recent decline in demand for legal education, the average tuition rates at law schools this fall will rise by more than double the rate of inflation, according to an analysis of published rates by The National Law Journal. Among private law schools, average tuition will increase by roughly 4 percent over last year, to $40,585, the first time average private-school tuition has surpassed $40,000. At public law schools, students who are state residents will see an average tuition increa…