Two law schools offer a money-back guarantee — with strings attached

, The National Law Journal


Two law schools are experimenting with refund programs for graduates who don't pass the bar examination after two tries, provided they complete a rigorous set of bar preparation courses beforehand.

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  • Avon

    I like the joint-accountability concept.
    But ...
    - I don't know any young people who keep such meticulous time & attendance records; even paying young lawyers scads of money doesn't guarantee sufficient detail in that.
    - "This potion of program is open to students who ..." - Hey, I did kinda think the payouts seemed a little too magical to be true!
    - What does failing the South Carolina Bar have to do with it, if the law school is in Florida? I've gotta believe that the FL bar is far tougher than SC's, but still, if that's accurate it smells like a bait-and-switch.

    Either the concept or the article needs more work. I'd guess, both.

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