Abraham Lincoln University School of Law (ALU) is an educational institution specializing in legal education. The school is located in downtown Los Angeles where local students may attend live classes week-nights and on Saturdays. Students may attend classes through on campus live lectures, live lectures via the internet and archived recorded lectures via the internet. Upon the completion of required classes, students are awarded a Juris Doctor (J.D.) law degree and are eligible to sit for the California Bar Examination. Classes are archived online for review during each class. Like all correspondance law schools, Abraham Lincoln University School of Law is not approved by the American Bar Association. Incoming students must take and pass the California First-Year Law Students' Examination ("Baby Bar") after their first year of legal study. The student must pass the "Baby Bar" to advance on to more advanced legal courses. Completion of all legal courses is required to sit for the California Bar Examination.