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US law schools attract more older students

Jan 12, 2010 The financial crisis is now motivating some older professionals to attend law school, just as applications to law school - and graduate school in general - is on the rise: 20 percent more people took the Law School…

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Worst season for 'big law' jobs in over 50 years

Aug 28, 2009 This fall, law school grads are competing for half as many openings at big firms as they were last year in what is shaping up to be the most wrenching job search season in over 50 years, The New York Times…

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Harvard poised to take Yale in U.S. News rankings?

Oct 21, 2008 More money in budget coffers, a popular dean and a successful hiring spree are three of the changes that have prompted speculators to suggest that Harvard University is in a position to overtake Yale University in U.S.…

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Justice Says Law Degree 'Worth 15 Cents'

Oct 23, 2007 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has a 15-cent price tag stuck to his Yale law degree, blaming the school's affirmative action policies in the 1970s for his difficulty finding a job after he graduated. Some of…

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Yale Law to Allow Military Recruiters

Sep 20, 2007 Yale Law School will end its policy of not working with military recruiters following a court ruling this week that jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding, school officials said Wednesday.

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