US law schools have come under fire for a failure to provide sufficient graduate employment data to prospective students. While students continue to enroll in law school in great numbers, there is evidence to indicate
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In the current economic climate, law graduates face a tough job market and an increasing number of corporate clients that would really rather not pay for their on-the-job training. These realities have precipitated an
The momentum behind moves for increased transparency in consumer information regarding law schools is growing, with an ABA committee working on a new accreditation standard requiring greater public disclosure of key
The ongoing debate over whether law schools are misrepresenting the job prospects for graduates might yet bear some positive outcomes: the American Bar Association is now considering imposing specific penalties on
The Law School Admission Council in the US is considering whether to monitor and audit information provided by law schools to the American Bar Association, such as the Law School Admission Test scores and undergraduate
Bar & Bench has conducted a survey to determine the recruitment patter for 371 law school graduates from leading law schools in India; NLSIU, Bangalore; NALSAR, Hyderabad; NUJS, Kolkata; NLIU, Bhopal and NLU, Jodhpur.
It seems that university applicants are starting to realize that a legal career can no longer provide the kind of stability of times gone by: applications for law school in the US dropped by a massive 10 per cent in the
The question of whether US law schools are over-promising and under-delivering remains a hot topic, with the American Bar Association revealing that it is considering requiring schools to publish on their websites the
The folks over at Above the Law predict an imminent student loan default crisis as a result of high tuition costs and poor job prospects faced by graduates. “For many recent college graduates, default is inevitable”
The American Bar Association has come under heavy criticism for failing to ensure that law schools report an accurate picture of the job prospects for graduates. Now the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the
Law schools have been putting pressure on US law firms to begin recruitment in August, months ahead of the regular schedule, in order to give the edge to their students in the competition for jobs at the biggest firms.
Professor Ted Seto of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has surveyed the largest 250 law firms in the US to ascertain which law schools produce the most partners. The survey looked at almost 50,000 partners practicing
Three US law schools have announced plans to cut down their class sizes in response to the tough job market for qualified lawyers. Creighton University School of Law in Nebraska, and Touro Law Center and Albany Law
Here is an interesting article on law graduates that deal with the tough job market in the legal services industry by striking out on their own – launching new firms. The article looks at Damon Chetson, who graduated
The Guardian’s annual rankings for British law faculties have put Cambridge University at the top of the list with a score of 100/100 pushing Oxford into second place with a score of 97.1. The top five is rounded