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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 under Senate scrutiny

Nov 16, 2011 The US legal education industry appears to be under Senate scrutiny, with reports surfacing that Senate staff are gathering statistics on graduate employment and student-loan debt, and rumours that a congressional…

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Legal education must change

Apr 28, 2010 Law firms have had to make some big changes in response to the global financial crisis. But the legal education industry has not made any discernible changes to the fees charged to students, even as the job market (and…

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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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