Law Schools Under Fire for Inflated Salary/Job Statistics

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Salary and job statistical data from law schools is under the microscope in America’s diminishing economy. The National Law Journal and YouTube.com report. The NLJ link is below. You can find the 6 part YouTube animated video here. Another site of interest: http://www.jdunderground.com, a blog with multiple interest.

The video may be a joke, but the argument isn’t. On the Internet and in academic circles, debate is flaring over the value of a juris doctor, and whether the degree is a wise investment for many of the thousands who flock to law schools each year. Law schools have always had detractors, but the rising cost of legal education and the dearth of jobs available to new graduates is prompting more people to urge prospective law students to think twice before they write their first tuition check.

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