More schools, fewer students
As applications decline, law schools wonder what the future holdsThe laws of supply and demand may apply to legal education after all. Eight years ago, over 100,000 students applied to law school nationally, but this year, in the face of relentlessly downbeat news about the employment prospects for lawyers, applications have cratered. Only about 67,000 applicants are expected — but the number of accredited law schools is higher than ever.
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Published: May 7, 2012
Time posted: 5:26 pm
Tags: Charlotte School of Law, Duke University, Law School, North Carolina Central, University of North Carolina School of Law