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Preparing for a Site Visit: Training for Site Evaluation Teams and Schools

Overview of ABA accreditation process, review roles of Council and Accreditation Committee, role and scope of site visit.
(Dean Jay Conison, Valparaiso University and Dan Freehling, Deputy Consultant)

Role of the American Association of Law Schools in the accreditation process
(Professor Stephanie Willbanks - AALS)

Before the Visit (School Representatives)
(Dean John DiPippa, University of Arkansas, Little Rock); (Professor Jose Gabliando, Florida International University)

Before the Visit (School Representatives) Q & A

Matters During the Visit
(Professor Robert J. Dinerstein, American University, Washington College of Law)

Matters During the Visit
(Professor Joan Howland, University of Minnesota)

Pervasive Issues

  • Negative and Material  (Professor Joan Howland, University of Minnesota)

  • Bar Passage  (Dan Freehling, Deputy Consultant)

  • Status  (Professor Robert J. Dinerstein, American University, Washington College of Law)

After the Visit
(Professor Susan L. Brody, The John Marshall Law School)

After the Visit
(President Thomas C. Galligan Jr., Colby-Sawyer College)

Questions and Wrap Up

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