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Law schools encouraged to teach practical skills

Nov 24, 2011 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…

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US law schools see 10% drop in applicants

Sep 30, 2011 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…

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US student loans are becoming a big problem

Aug 19, 2011 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”…

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Cambridge University tops UK law school rankings

May 26, 2011 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…

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