About AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence
Based in Washington, D.C., the AccessLex Center for Legal Education ExcellenceSM is committed to understanding the barriers that impede access to law school for historically underrepresented groups and improving access to law school for all; identifying actionable strategies and public policies to increase law school affordability; and strengthening the value of legal education.
Through the provision of actionable data and objective analysis, we help law schools continuously innovate and improve.
- The Center contributes to knowledge and practice within legal education through the efforts of its Research and Data Division.
- Through diversity-focused programming, research, advocacy and grantmaking, the Center seeks to expand access to legal education for historically underrepresented minority students and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
- The Center focuses on tracking legislation and regulations that have the potential to impact students and the legal education community.
- And, in support of our research and diversity priorities, the Center’s grantmaking approach focuses on projects that have the potential to “move the needle” in legal education.