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US law school to lay off professors

Mar 23, 2014 The dean of US school Appalachian School of Law is laying off law professors as part of a plan to reduce class sizes. Dean Lucy McGough said that the school is seeing a decline in applications, and plans to cut many…

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Enrolment down at US law schools

Mar 6, 2014 Enrolment at US law schools is in decline, with some schools faring worse than others. Overall, 132 of the 199 ABA-accredited law schools saw declining enrolment numbers in the last 12 months, while eight schools saw…

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PwC adds immigration law firm in Toronto

Mar 6, 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers has launched in Toronto with the acquisition of Toronto-based immigration law firm Bomza Law Group. The 37-strong firm will run as an affiliation with PwC’s accountancy business under the…

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Less US lawyers are working part time, says survey

Mar 3, 2014 Part time work in the US legal industry has declined slightly, with 6.1 percent of lawyers in major law firms working part-time last year, down from 6.4 per cent in 2010. Of the lawyers who were working part time, 70…

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US summer associates see good job offer rates

Feb 28, 2014 Finally some good news for US law students: the job offer rate for students that did a summer associateship in 2013 is nearly as high as it was before the financial crisis. The offer rate for those students was…

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