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University Of Alabama’s Law School Is The Best In America For The Money

The University of Alabama’s School of Lawhas been named the “best value law school” in America by The National Juristfor the second year in a row. The Jurist, the “voice of legal education,” looked at tuition, cost of living, bar passage rates, debt, and employment success. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, […]
University Of Alabama’s Law School Is The Best In America For The Money
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Future Law School Applicants Tend To Have Bigger Egos Than Their Peers

[credit provider=”IMDB” url=”http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0250494/”] College freshmen who end up applying to law school tend to be richer, more self-confident, and have at least one lawyer parent, a study by the Law School Admission Council finds.These young adults rated themselves higher than the average freshman on academic ability, public speaking, and academic […]
Future Law School Applicants Tend To Have Bigger Egos Than Their Peers
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How The Job Market For Law School Grads Crumbled

[credit provider=”Will Folsom via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/willfolsom/5702457082/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Last week, it was reported that law school applications were on pace to hit a 30-year low, a dramatic turn of events that could leave campuses with about 24 per cent fewer students than in 2010.Young adults, it seems, have fully absorbed the wretched state […]
How The Job Market For Law School Grads Crumbled
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Stop Blaming The Law School Bubble On The 2007 Financial Crisis

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] The Wall Street Journal has a story on new law schools that are opening in Indiana and Texas, despite a cratering job market, skyrocketing debt, and a rapidly shrinking applicant pool. From the story: “Members of the law-school class of 2011 had little better than a 50-50 […]
Stop Blaming The Law School Bubble On The 2007 Financial Crisis
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The Law School Crisis Could Crush ‘Stand-Alone’ Schools

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vermont_law_school_oakes_hall_20040808.jpg”] The New York Times’ most emailed story Thursday analysed the sharp drop in law school applications and the brutal impact it could have on legal education.University of Chicago law professor Brian Leiter made the story’s most ominous prediction: He estimated 10 law schools would close within the […]
The Law School Crisis Could Crush ‘Stand-Alone’ Schools
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Professor Makes Bizarre Claim That There’s An ‘Exploding Demand’ For Lawyers

[credit provider=”IMDB” url=”http://www.imdb.com/media/rm2608633856/tt0050051″] The New York Times has a front-page story about the ongoing collapse in the number of people applying to law school (from 100,700 in 2004 down to about 54,000 this cycle, with a 38% total decline over the last three years alone). The story features some nice quotes […]
Professor Makes Bizarre Claim That There’s An ‘Exploding Demand’ For Lawyers
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Anatomy Of A Law School Collapse

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vermont_law_school_oakes_hall_20040808.jpg”] What if you made a law school and no one showed up?That may well be the reality facing Vermont Law School this Fall.
Anatomy Of A Law School Collapse
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The Top 11 Excuses For Making Law School So Absurdly Expensive

[credit provider=”IMDB” url=”http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0250494/”] Apologists who defend the status quo in legal academia, by limiting their reformist gestures to various types of ineffectual hand-waving, have developed a stock set of responses to more searching critiques. I’m going to list the top ones here, without bothering to debunk them.  Feel free to use […]
The Top 11 Excuses For Making Law School So Absurdly Expensive
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Finally, A Smart Argument To Ignore The Stats And Go To Law School Anyway

[credit provider=”Above The Law” url=”http://abovethelaw.com/2006/08/david-lat-biography/”] There are plenty of reasons not to go to law school.There are about twice as many law school grads as there are jobs for lawyers. At least some grads can expect to work at a minimum wage job rather than in a BigLaw firm, and […]
Finally, A Smart Argument To Ignore The Stats And Go To Law School Anyway
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This Law Dean Flipped Out At The Media For Its ‘Relentless Attacks’ On Law Schools

[credit provider=”Case Western Reserve University School of Law” url=”http://law.case.edu/Home/News/tabid/251/vw/1/ItemID/146/Default.aspx”] The dean of America’s 67th-best law school is so sick of the media turning his profession into the new financial crisis that he took to The New York Times’ opinion pages to lambast reporters for essentially ruining his industry.”For at least […]
This Law Dean Flipped Out At The Media For Its ‘Relentless Attacks’ On Law Schools