Raw Data: Empirical Study of Edmonton-Area Black Undergraduate Students’ Intentions and Views Regarding Applying to Law School

Published: 22 August 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/w4vcwy5ww6.1
Ubaka Ogbogu


Survey of Black undergraduate students contemplating applying to law school regarding their intentions.


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The survey instrument is an anonymous paper-based questionnaire that consisted of five multiple-choice, ranked scale, and modified Likert scale questions (see Related Article Appendix A for copy of the survey instrument). The survey was designed to elicit quantitative data. The survey respondents are Black undergraduate students from the Edmonton area. The survey was distributed and completed questionnaires collected at a two-day event held in August 2023 at the U of A Faculty of Law under the auspices of the ELITE Program Pathway for Law . The survey responses were manually entered into Excel and then imported into SPSS 29 for analysis. Chi-square tests were used to identify patterns in the quantitative data. The data analysis was not pre-registered.


University of Alberta


Legal Anthropology, Legal Studies