Drexel law school earns bar accreditation

    Drexel University has announced its Earle Mack School of Law has received full accreditation from the American Bar Association after opening its doors to students in 2006.

    More than 400 students have graduated in the years since with 48,000 hours of service under their belts. The service work is part of Drexel’s co-cop program, which lets students work at law firms, government agencies, general counsel offices, the courts and public-interest organizations while pursuing their degrees.

    “It’s a distinct honor to have my name associated with this law school,” reads a statement from Ambassador Earle Mack. “Under the leadership of Dean Roger Dennis, the school’s accomplishments in a short period of time have been nothing short of remarkable.”

    The accreditation was announced recently at the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar meeting in Toronto.

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