The third time could be the charm for a long-debated proposal to strengthen the bar standard law schools must meet in order to be accredited by the American Bar Association.

The proposal has already been rejected twice by the ABA’s House of Delegates—most recently last month. But the organization’s Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is poised to take the matter up yet again Friday when it meets in Marina del Rey, California. This time, the 21-member council has the ability to adopt the changes without the approval of the larger House of Delegates.

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