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510 Compliance

The Pettit College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (the “ABA”). Contact information for the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar can be found on the section web site.  The ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools can be found on that site as well. Any student who alleges that a significant problem directly implicates the Pettit College of Law’s program of legal education and its compliance with the ABA’s Standards should file a written complaint with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs using the form below.  The written complaint must describe the problem in sufficient detail to enable the Associate Dean to investigate the matter. Within 30 days of the Associate Dean’s receipt of the complaint, he or she will advise the student by electronic mail of any action the law school is taking to address the matter. The complaining student may appeal the Associate Dean’s  decision to the Dean of the College of Law within ten days. The decision of the Dean with respect to the complaint shall be final.