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US legal sector gains 1000 jobs in August

Sep 6, 2010 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics' has reported that the US economy lost 54,000 jobs in August. But things were looking ever-so-slightly better in the legal industry, with 1000 new jobs created in the second consecutive…

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US legal sector sheds 3,900 jobs in June

Jul 7, 2010 June was a bad month for employment in the US legal sector, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting a drop 3,900 jobs. Meanwhile, the modest gains reported at the end of May – an increase of 300 jobs – have…

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No relief for legal sector as US unemployment drops

May 10, 2010 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has released a new employment report showing the addition 290,000 jobs to the US economy in April, with nearly 80 percent of them in the private sector. No good news for the legal…

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Analysing the results of the annual promotions round

Apr 30, 2010 As more and more firms announce the results of this year’s promotions round, Roll On Friday is collating the results in tables that demonstrate some interesting statistics, such as who is the best at promoting internal…

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Transparency for law school stats?

Apr 20, 2010 A new not-for-profit organisation called Law School Transparency will allow prospective students to access and compare detailed employment and salary information for graduates from US law schools. The project is the…

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Record numbers accepted onto law courses

Nov 4, 2009 University admissions statistics have revealed that more students than ever before have been accepted onto law courses. The provisional figures published by admissions service UCAS showed that no fewer than 18,394…

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