Law Schools Lose Luster With Ivies

, The National Law Journal


Another sign that the legal profession isn't what it used to be: The best and the brightest are increasingly turning up their noses at law school.

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  • LAK

    It simply means that there will be more graduates of regional (i.e. non-brand-name) undergraduate institutions filling seats at second and third tier law schools.
    Even with the significant decline in Ivy-student applications, there will still be more than enough A-list students to fill up the T14 law schools - though admit rates may rise slightly. Or not. Don't Look for Harvard/Yale/Stanford Law Schools to start admitting truckloads of Liberty University students just yet.

  • BilltheBruinsFan

    Watch for drops in bar passers starting in 2015.

  • Dink1

    What makes a good law school? Is it the students or the faculty? Why is Harvard Law School a better school than PoDunk U. Law School? Is it the stydents?, the faculty?
    Harvard has 'big-name' law professors ad rich smart students. PoDunk U. has unheard of law professors and poor no-name students.

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