Proposed California Bar Study


Introduction and Overview

Background

Explanation of materials on this webpage

 

Our Proposal to the California Bar

Our initial proposal to study bar data, Sept. 2006

Follow-up memo addressing Bar and Law Schools' concerns, Nov. 2006

 

NSF proposal

Outside reviews of NSF proposal, Round 1

Outside reviews of NSF proposal, Round 2

Project Description from August 06

Summary of NSF reviews

Project Description from Jan. 07

 

Supporting materials

Klein 1988 Mismatch Study

Letter from Leading Empiricists

Letter from Bill Warren and Mark Grady

Letter from Carl Auerbach

Letter from Parham Williams

Letter from 22 educators

Letter from John Steele

Letter from U.S. Civil Rights Commissioners

Letter from Vik Amar to Bar, Jan 07

 

Cal Bar Memos

Jan. 22, 2007 memo from Barbieri

June 23, 2007 memo from Barbieri

Membership of California Bar's Committee of Bar Examiners

 

Kidder critique

Critique from William Kidder

Reply to William Kidder

 

SALT letter of opposition

Letter from SALT

 

Bar's Summer 07 Decision

Gayle Murphy's letter of July 31, 2007

Our Reply to Gayle Murphy

 

Media Coverage

Harris and Allen in National Law Journal