Plaintiffs take law school fraud cases to New York's highest court

, The National Law Journal


Attorneys behind a spate of fraud class actions targeting law schools have asked the New York State Court of Appeals to review an intermediate appellate panel's December dismissal of a suit brought by nine former students who allege New York Law School inflated its postgraduate employment statistics to trick them into enrolling.

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  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    Please. If you were smart enough to have done reasonably well on the LSAT, you were smart enough to have read a newspaper once in a while. Had you done so, you'd have realized that the bottom dropped out of legal employment five years ago. Firms have down-sized dramatically since then, and only a shameless blame-shifter would seek to pin on someone else his foolish embrace of debt in pursuit of a law degree.

  • Law school scam

    Why is Whittier not named in the suit....I can't imagine their graduates are happily employed. Not with their 17% employment rate even though the year before they boasted of an over 80% employment rate!

  • exposing the law school scam

    the FBI needs to investigate these judges. The law schools are defrauding these kids and getting away with it.

    Did the law schools pay off the judges?

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