Law schools are being taken to task on the grounds that they have not been forthcoming about graduates' financial burdens and employment prospects.Mar 20, 2013 1:04 PM ET
As fewer students apply for and enroll in the nation's law schools, some are calling for significant changes to the legal education system to match a changing job market.
By Elizabeth G. Olson
FORTUNE -- Students are opting out of the law school entrance exam in significant numbers as they confront a scarcity of law jobs and the prospect of staggering debt loads. While some law schools are trimming back class MOREDec 18, 2012 9:26 AM ET
To avoid joining the growing ranks of unemployed attorneys, says one expert, third-year students need to learn how to network -- and fast. By Anne FisherAug 30, 2012 9:26 AM ET
Law schools are under attack for overpromising employment. Don't blame the education, blame the economy.
By David A. Kaplan, contributor
FORTUNE -- Once upon a time -- assuming you didn't want to be a dermatologist -- you went to a fine law school, remained sentient in class, and got a job as an associate at a large law firm in a big city. You didn't know how to take a deposition or MOREApr 18, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Sports agent legend Leigh Steinberg's sports law class at the University of California Irvine is unlike any other law school course. Just as the students knew it would be.
By Daniel Roberts, reporter
FORTUNE -- On a Thursday in late February -- the seventh meeting of the class so far -- Leigh Steinberg shows up to teach his sports law lecture at the UC Irvine, but not before posing, outside the classroom, for MOREApr 11, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Widespread manipulation of employment data may not only boost a school's rankings, but it might be considered federal fraud, according to a new study. By Elizabeth G. OlsonMar 16, 2012 10:20 AM ET
Several groups of angry, underemployed law graduates are going to court to alter -- if not stop -- law schools from engaging in what they argue is fraudulent advertising. By Elizabeth G. OlsonAug 31, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Despite arguments to the contrary, law school can still lead to a lucrative career, but only if you plan properly and set your sights on one of the top 35 schools.
By Shawn O'Connor, contributor
Not all of today's law school graduates can expect six figure starting salaries, and as as a recent, in-depth New York Times article illustrated, many will struggle to pay back their school loans. This has long been the case. MOREJan 20, 2011 10:34 AM ET
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