FAMU Accredited – But Other Issues Remain

Finally, there’s more than hope for optimism at Florida A&M University law school. Now there’s a concrete reason. The 7-year-old, Orlando-based school is accredited. And it wouldn’t have happened without a beefed-up, better-credentialed faculty and stabilized leadership. Median LSAT scores are up, although not yet significantly.


Two other issues remain unaddressed.


First, the FAMU passage rate for the Florida Bar is unacceptably low at 53 percent. The state average is 80 percent.


Second, do we really need more lawyers?

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