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Hastings College of Law cuts admissions

May 8, 2012 The University of California Hastings College of Law has decided to admit 20% less students this year, as part of an effort to shift legal education to better respond to the realities of the legal services market.…

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The law schools that bestow the largest debt burden

Mar 27, 2012 As high-paying graduate jobs become ever more scarce in the US, the debt burden carried by law students is becoming a point of considerable controversy. US News recently conducted a survey to shed some light on the scale…

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Law deans respond to US News Law School Rankings

Mar 15, 2012 Above the Law points out, in this article, that the recently released US News Law School Rankings tend to cause considerable discomfort to the deans of any law school that has slipped in the rankings, because of a well…

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20 more US law schools to be added to class action

Feb 28, 2012 David Anziska and Jesse Strauss' crusade against law schools that provide misleading information to potential students continues apace. This year, the duo have launched civil litigation against 12 additional law schools…

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