Welcome back to Ahead of the Curve. I’m Karen Sloan, legal education editor at Law.com, and I’ll be your host for this weekly look at innovation and notable developments in legal education.

Could it be a SCOTUS justice without a Harvard or Yale law pedigree? This week I’m looking at the law school alma maters of President Trump’s list of 25 potential picks, and there are some surprises. I’ve also got the scoop from National Conference of Bar Examiners President Judith Gundersen on how the ever more popular Uniform Bar Exam is helping depress February bar pass rates.