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University of Pennsylvania tops law school ranking

Feb 29, 2012 The National Law Journal has ranked the top 50 US law schools based on the percentage of graduates who took jobs in the country’s biggest 250 firms by headcount. Taking first place is the University of Pennsylvania…

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20 more US law schools to be added to class action

Feb 28, 2012 David Anziska and Jesse Strauss' crusade against law schools that provide misleading information to potential students continues apace. This year, the duo have launched civil litigation against 12 additional law schools…

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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 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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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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