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  • He has the backing of his law-school friend, President Obama, as well as a clear three votes in the five-member commission.

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  • Only about one-quarter of last year's graduating law-school classes—down from 33% in 2009—snagged positions with big law firms, according to the National Association for Law Placement, an organization that collects employment data.

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  • The schools say the complaints are better placed with the American Bar Association or NALP, which make the standards for law-school employment and salary reporting.

    Law Grads Claim Schools Misled

  • "That slapdash approach to drafting was pretty rife throughout the period," said Frank Bowman, a University of Missouri law-school professor who advised the Senate Judiciary Committee during the bill's creation.

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  • Completing the parallels with the founding couple of Peronism, Kirchner formed a tight political alliance with her husband and law-school sweetheart, Néstor Kirchner, that remained unbroken from their marriage in 1975 to his "dark horse" presidential election in 2003 through to his sudden death in 2010.

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  • At this point Dean Smith graciously suggested that he would take my suggestion into consideration, but proceeded to describe the ways in which such a measure would be impractical, especially given the law school's high volume of applicants, and stated that law-school admissions has become a specialized profession unto itself.

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  • Mr. Olson superbly describes the rise of legal clinics, the law-school component ostensibly designed to give students hands-on training.

    The Law Is a Class

  • But they would represent the most aggressive congressional move yet into the controversy over law-school transparency.

    Lawmakers Probe Law Schools' Data

  • But Kyle McEntee, who co-founded a nonprofit in 2009 designed to improve law-school transparency, says many schools count as being employed nine months after graduation anyone with a job, regardless of whether they were bartending, making an hourly wage as a paralegal or earning $160,000 a year at a major law firm.

    Lawmakers Probe Law Schools' Data

  • During the downturn some firms pared associate ranks through layoffs and by delaying start dates for fresh law-school graduates.

    Law Firms Keep Squeezing Associates


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