Law Schools Cut Admissions Amid Shrinking Job Market

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 5:42 PM EST) -- Roughly half the law schools in a fall survey said they slashed new admissions in 2012 with many of them citing the shrinking legal industry job market, according to results of the survey released Monday by Kaplan Test Prep.

Some 51 percent of more than 120 law school admissions officers surveyed between August and September said they took in fewer students in their entering classes, while close to two thirds of those surveyed pointed to gloomy job prospects for law students after graduation, according to Kaplan....
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