AccessLex Institute performs research, data collection and analysis that not only informs, but also provides actionable insights and data in support of its commitment to advancing access, affordability and the value of legal education. Recent data and research reports are published below.

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Legal Education Data Deck

Apr 2017

AccessLex Institute offers this Legal Education Data Deck for the use of the legal education community, policy-makers, and others interested in viewing a snapshot of certain data and trends organized around the three driving principles of our research priorities: access, affordability, and value.

From the Bachelor's to the Bar

Nov 2016

AccessLex Institute examined college completion data to determine whether undergraduate interests in fields most popular among law school applicants has waned in recent years.

Life After Law School

Mar 2016

A Pilot Study Examining Long-Term Outcomes Associated with Graduating Law School and the Value of Legal Education

A Framework for Thinking About Law School Affordability

Dec 2015

Commissioned by AccessLex Institute, this report discusses how rapid rises in tuition, dramatic growth in average debt levels in recent years, and a weakening of the job market for lawyers all raise questions about whether and for whom going to law school is a sound financial decision.