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Employment stats improve for US law grads

Jul 1, 2013 The National Law Journal reports a 27 percent increase in hiring of recent law school graduates from last year, with 3600 hires from members of the J.D. class of 2012. The figures square with a report from the National…

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Enrolment in US non-JD programs increases

Dec 25, 2012 The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has reported that enrolment in non-J.D. programs at ABA-approved law schools has increased substantially in the past 12 years. Schools reported a 52 per…

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US law school grads face uncertain job market

Feb 16, 2010 Law school admissions in the US rose 5 percent between 2008 and 2009, according to the Law School Admission Council. Some 151,400 people sat for law school entrance exams last year, and more than 51,000 entered law…

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US job market: Law school no longer a safe bet

Jan 28, 2010 While law school may seem like a safe choice, there are not always jobs waiting at the end of the tunnel. In the current economy the law industry is facing lay-offs, but more people are applying to law school than ever…

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LSAT test-takers up by nearly 20 percent

Nov 26, 2009 In September 2009, 60,746 people took the LSAT, a jump of 20 percent from the year before. The spike in the numbers is seen as an indication that law school applications will also be higher.

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Indian law firms hire US and UK talent

Sep 2, 2009 Indian law firms are receiving a large number of applications from the US and the UK for employment or just for an internship. Indian law firms like Amarchand & Mangaldas and Suresh A Shroff & Co have been recruiting…

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