Interesting and important news. Some deans appear to understand the 1996
ABA antitrust consent decree to mean that ABA accreditation is an empty formality. With increasing demands for accountability throughout higher education, and the scandalous misrepresentation of employment figures by many law schools, it seems more likely that the accreditation process will only lead to more intensive scrutiny of law schools, not less.
TaxProf Blog: ABA Reforms Law School Placement Data Reporting,