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LSAT figures drop by 16.4%

Nov 25, 2012 October is usually a busy month for the LSAT - the Law School Admission Test, but last month the number of people taking the test dropped 16.4 percent from the year before, reaching its lowest level since 1999. The…

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51% of US law schools cut size of incoming classes

Nov 22, 2012 A new survey by Kaplan shows that 51 percent of law schools have cut the size of their incoming classes. Of those schools, 63 percent claim they are cutting in response to the weak legal job market. Above The Law…

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US graduate salaries fall by 5%

Jul 16, 2012 According to a survey by the Association for Legal Career Professionals, salaries for new law graduates in the US fell by 5 per cent between 2010 and 2011, dropping from $63,000 to $60,000. And the median wage for…

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Law schools increase practical training

Jul 9, 2012 Law schools are responding to the worsening job market by offering students more courses that teach practical skills, says a new survey conducted by the American Bar Association. The survey compares current curricula…

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Which law school sends the most grads to BigLaw?

Jun 29, 2012 The WSJ Law Blog has ranked the top 25 law schools based on the number of graduates they send to full-time, long-term employment at large law firms - those with 250 lawyers or more. The list is compiled from data…

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At least 10 US law schools cut class sizes

Jun 12, 2012 At least 10 of the US’s roughly 200 law schools are decreasing their class sizes or have plans to do so, according to this article. The schools are eliminating revenue at a time when universities are still struggling…

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