Tuesday, May 28, 2013


This NY Times article discusses why blacks are not proportionately represented in the professions and for law, I have a simple explanation: Blacks don't do as well on the LSAT.  The LSAC points out:
Average LSAT scores have been highest for Caucasian and Asian/Pacific Islander test takers. African American test takers and Puerto Rican test takers have had the lowest mean LSAT scores.
Here's the relevant table from the full LSAC report:

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