Bar Exam Standards, 'Misapplication' to Law Schools Offer Obstacles to Minorities Seeking to Become Lawyers, Johnson Says

Though law schools' appetite for high test scores is often blamed for the low number of minorities joining the legal profession, the real obstacles are toughening bar exam standards and applicants who fail to apply to a broad range of schools, University of Virginia law professor Alex Johnson argues in a new article published in the Stanford Law & Policy Review.