American Bar Association pushes for early release of jobs data

April 25, 2012 The American Bar Association is putting pressure on law schools to report on graduate jobs data one year after graduation, rather than continuing the current practice of publishing the data after two years. The ABA wants to see the new data by May or early June.

The data includes the number of graduates in part-time and full-time jobs, and the number in jobs that require a law degree.

The ABA’s efforts to change the type and timing of data reported by law schools arose from controversy around the percieved inadequacy of the available information in a tough job market.


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