The predicted bursting of the US law school bubble is under way, according to Professor Paul Campos, who estimates that 80 to 85 percent of law school are operating at a loss right now. The significant drop in law school
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Above the Law points out in this article that Law schools seem to be very good at upwardly revising fees, but that they seem to be doing a poor job of estimating living expenses for law students. George Washington
As job prospects for newly qualified solicitors diminish, law schools across the US are seeing decreasing demand and adjusting their legal education programs to suit. Most recently, McGeorge School of Law announced
The effort to litigate against law schools for publishing false information about employment statistics has suffered another blow, as a Chicago judge dismissed two lawsuits. The two matters accused John Marshall Law
The average tuition for law school in the US has increased by more than double the rate of inflation, despite a drastic decline in the number of applicants over the past two years. Average tuition and fees at private
The American Bar Association says that just 55% of US law school graduates in the class of 2011 have found employment in full-time legal jobs. Law School Transparency boils the numbers down even further, reporting on
This article looks at the crisis in legal education and proposes reform to the federal loan system and to the American Bar Association-imposed accreditation standards for law schools as the way forward. In regard to
The University of California Hastings College of Law has decided to admit 20% less students this year, as part of an effort to shift legal education to better respond to the realities of the legal services market.
Columbia Law School has changed the way it reports employment statistics for it graduates, after critical reportage in The Post last month. The school has revealed that it had funded 38 out of the 445 jobs that make
As high-paying graduate jobs become ever more scarce in the US, the debt burden carried by law students is becoming a point of considerable controversy. US News recently conducted a survey to shed some light on the scale
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
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”
Enrollments at US law schools have continued to climb despite worsening job prospects, leaving many graduates with debt burdens of $120,000 or more, and no real way to pay back their loans. In response, regulators
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
The College of Law in the UK has announced that it will offer a law degree. The dgree will take just two years to complete, and will carry fees of £18,000 - nearly double the amount charged by other universities.