Judge Axes Law Grads' Claims That DePaul Inflated Jobs Data

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 10:44 PM EDT) -- An Illinois state judge on Tuesday threw out a putative class action against DePaul University College of Law accusing the school of using misleading graduate employment data to fraudulently lure prospective students.

Judge Neil H. Cohen said in an order that the plaintiffs failed to show why they relied on the school’s statistics without conducting their own independent research using publicly available information and that they failed to show that the data was inaccurate.

The plaintiffs, graduates of the law school, claimed the data was presented to...
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