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Law school application numbers drop

Mar 18, 2011 Law school application numbers are finally beginning to reflect the poor job prospects for graduates, dropping 11.5 per cent to 66,876 over the past year. The Law School Admission Council Inc says that these figures…

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Law schools must commit to transparency

Mar 10, 2011 As the economic crisis wiped thousands of legal jobs from the board, law schools have attracted criticism for saddling students with debt when there is little prospect that they will be able to pay off their tuition…

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Are US law schools cooking the books?

Jan 13, 2011 The New York Times has published an article that describes the financial hell faced by US students who have taken on huge student loans to pay for legal education, only to find that there is no reasonable way to pay the…

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IIT Bombay wins the 9th NLSIU Debate

Nov 12, 2010 The Ninth Edition of the National Law School of India (NLSIU) debate which took place between 6 November, 2010 and 10 November,2010 at the NLSIU campus in Bangalore saw Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT) emerge…

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Greater transparency from US law schools?

Oct 21, 2010 There is mounting pressure upon US law schools to publish data describing how many of their graduates secure employment, and under what conditions. Some claim that law school applicants are being fooled into taking on…

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Georgia State named 'best value' US law school

Sep 30, 2010 While the recent recession has slowed hiring at many law firms, costs of tuition and costs of living continue to rise. Law students are therefore beginning to look much more carefully at the value offered by law schools.…

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