Abraham Lincoln University
|Abraham Lincoln University School of Law|
|Motto||"The World is Our Campus"|
|School type||Private law school|
|Dean||Carole J. Buckner|
|Location||Los Angeles, CA, US
|Faculty||10 Full-time; 7 Adjunct|
|Bar pass rate||33% (6/17) (July 2011 1st time takers)|
|Website||Abraham Lincoln University|
Abraham Lincoln University School of Law (ALU) is an educational institution specializing in legal education. The school is located in the Mid-Wilshire section of Los Angeles where local students may attend live classes week-nights and on Saturdays. Students may attend classes through on campus live lectures, live lectures via the internet and archived recorded lectures via the internet. Upon the completion of required classes, students are awarded a Juris Doctor (J.D.) law degree and are eligible to sit for the California Bar Examination. Classes are archived online for review during each class. Like all correspondence law schools, Abraham Lincoln University School of Law is not approved by the American Bar Association. It is registered with the California Committee of Bar Examineers.[broken citation] Incoming students must take and pass the California First-Year Law Students' Examination ("Baby Bar") after their first year of legal study. The student must pass the "Baby Bar" to advance on to more advanced legal courses. Completion of all legal courses is required to sit for the California Bar Examination.[broken citation]
Abraham Lincoln University School of Law is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Bar pass rates
Since 1999, 122 out of 322 graduates who sat for the California Bar Examination have passed the examination, or 38 percent.
- "General Statistics Report: July 2011 California Bar Examination". California State Bar. December 28, 2011.
- "ABA-Approved Law Schools by Year". ABA website. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
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