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Top Students Avoiding Law School 2016 Edition

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Back in 2013, I was the first person to notice that students graduating from the top universities in the country were beginning to avoid law school in droves. The LSAC usually updates this information around this time of year, but ...

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Law Student v. Law School

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Well, one of these cases are finally going to court. Unsurprisingly, in liberal California with its consumer-friendly laws. It’s been years in the making. Law students have been trying across the country for years but have been batted away. The ...

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Are You A Lion Or A Gazelle?

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A few days ago over at Consultant’s Mind, there was a discussion of the infamous Dan Montano quote that was popularized in Thomas Friedman’s The World Is Flat: Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run ...

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2015 ABA 509 Disclosures: Fifty Shades Of Grey

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Quietly and without fanfare, the ABA 509 Required Disclosures website was updated with the 2015 reports. December 15th is the required reporting day, but you don’t see it mentioned that often. Law schools are required to post their 509 reports ...

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Introducing A New Primary Topic: #lawdata

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Generally speaking, lawyers live in Microsoft Word (or Wordperfect, ick). That is, lawyers work with words more than anything else. It’s our wheelhouse. Convincingly stringing lots of words together is how we earn our keep. Generally speaking, consultants, specifically business consultants, live ...

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Fixed That Law Jobs Chart

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Over at Lawyerist, Sam put up a post on a chart recently put out by American Lawyer: Actually, Legal Jobs Aren’t Recovering: Since legal employment bottomed out in 2009 Q4, the net gain is just about 100,000 jobs. That’s something, but ...

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Class of 2013 Job Results: All Schools

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I was chatting about the ABA 509 data over in r/lawschool the other day when redditor bl1nds1ght mentioned that he had compiled all the employment data for the class of 2013 from the good folks over at Law School Transparency. He said ...

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