7 Tex. Rev. L. & Pol. 467 (2002-2003)
Standardized Tests under the Magnifying Glass: A Defense of the LSAT against Recent Charges of Bias

handle is hein.journals/trlp7 and id is 477 raw text is: ESSAY
STANDARDIZED TESTS UNDER THE MAGNIFYING
GLASS: A DEFENSE OF THE LSAT AGAINST RECENT
CHARGES OF BIAS
GAIL L. HERIOT* & CHRISTOPHER T. WONNELLt
I.  INTRO DUCTIO N  ................................................................ 468
II. AN OVERVIEW OF KIDDER'S ARGUMENT .......................... 470
III. UNEQUAL LSAT SCORES AMONG CANDIDATES WITH
EQUAL UNDERGRADUATE GPAS ...................................... 472
IV. LARGER WHITE/MINORITY PERFORMANCE GAPS ON THE
LSAT THAN IN LAW  SCHOOL GRADES ............................. 475
V .  C O NCLUSIO N  .................................................................. 483

* Professor of Law, University of San Diego. B.A. Northwestern University (1978);
J.D. University of Chicago (1981).
Professor of Law, University of San Diego. B.A. Northwestern University (1979);J.D.
University of Michigan (1982). The authors would like to thank Larry Alexander, Hal
Pashler, and Emily Sherwin for their helpful comments on an earlier draft of this essay.

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