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Will an LLM increase your employment prospects?

Sep 23, 2010 The question of whether an LLM increases the employment prospects of graduates is one that has vexed many a young lawyer. And it is important that they find a satisfactory answer if they are to spend the time and money…

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Harvard Law School quietly changes grading system

Sep 21, 2010 Last year, Harvard Law School changed its grading system, abandoning letter grading in favour of the broader categories High Pass, Pass, Low Pass and Fail. Many commentators thought that the change was part of an attempt…

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Citibank sells student loan business

Sep 20, 2010 Citibank has entered into an agreement for the sale of The Student Loan Corporation to Discover Financial Services. Under the deal, Discover will become the owner of the private student loan business as well as $4 billon…

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US Bar Course introduces aptitude test for entry

Jul 19, 2010 Starting in 2011, candidates for the US Bar Professional Training Course will have to sit an aptitude test in order to gain admission to the course. The aptitude test is being introduced in response to the findings…

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More bad news for law students and recent graduates

Jun 28, 2010 More bad news for law students and recent graduates, as experts predict that this year’s graduating class is likely to suffer even worse employment numbers than the class before it. Jim Leipold, executive director…

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