March 28, 2014
Listen here. Aired on NPR's Morning Edition.
The legal employment market is still suffering several years after the official end of the recession. Prospective students are well aware of this. The number applying to law schools has fallen almost 30% during the last three years, and schools are responding by making themselves look as attractive as possible. Part of that means assuring students they will be able to get jobs. This piece is about what some schools are doing to smooth their students' entry into the employment market - and why that's controversial.