I detest standardized tests, so I’m usually skeptical about how much they truly measure. That said, I’m alarmed by the big rise in the number of law students with dreadful LSAT scores.

In The Legal Whiteboard, Jerry Organ, a professor at the University of St. Thomas Law School, presents all sorts of charts and graphs that track the recent history of LSAT scores—and the picture is troubling. The bottom line is that the LSAT scores of admitted students are dropping on both the highest and lowest ends of the spectrum.

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