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The unpaid economy - internships are on the rise

Aug 31, 2011 Interesting article here about the growth of unpaid internships in the legal industry. Young lawyers interested in working in publicly funded ares of law have increasingly needed to work for free before being offered a…

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Unpaid internships offered in Florida

Aug 24, 2010 Small and midsize firms in Florida have come up with a creative solution to their staffing problems by approaching law schools to recruit summer associates who would be willing to work for free. According to reports,…

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Unpaid internships at law firms may be illegal

Jun 11, 2010 The recent trend of firms taking on recent law graduates to work for free may meet with legal challenge, as practitioners advise that such arrangements may be illegal. “There are very few circumstances under which…

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Duke Law School's 100% graduate employment stats

Jun 11, 2010 Duke Law School is proud of its ‘Graduates Employed at Graduation’ statistics, which sat at 100% through 2008 and 2009 while the industry languished in the economic crisis. The secret to the high figures is in…

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