Several leading law schools are retooling their grading policies, with some making major revisions and others merely tweaking their systems. Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School, for example, are switching from the traditional grade and letter policies to pass/fail systems. And New York University School of Law now allows professors to give more A's. Some institutions, such as Columbia Law School, are reviewing their grading systems to see whether they need updating. What's prompting the changes?
Law Schools Revamp Their Grading Policies
The National Law Journal
February 26, 2009