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Bar Exam Dispute Isn't About Politics

Publication Date: 
September 19, 2008
Source: 
Los Angeles Times
Author: 
Sara Jackson and Anthony Solana Jr.

Dean Larry Kramer's letter to the State Bar is referenced in a Los Angeles Times story about whether Professor Richard H. Sander's request for bar scores, exam takers' grade point averages, and their LSAT scores should be honored:

Stanford Law School Dean Larry Kramer wrote in a letter to the State Bar on this issue last year, the use of these records envisioned by the Sander team would violate the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Indeed, the disclosure of such educational records presents a serious legal question not fairly characterized as "spurious."