Law School Apps On 3-Year Plunge As Class Sizes Shrink

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The number of people seeking entry to law school continued to plunge this application season, according to recently released numbers, as many law school deans have slashed incoming class sizes in response to the falling demand for juris doctorate.

For the third year in a row, applications to accredited law schools fell by more than 10 percent, according to data from the Law School Admission Council released late last month.

As of mid-March, 374,002 applications were submitted to American Bar Association-approved law schools, from a total...
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