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Lawyer Employment Jumps by 40,000 in 2014

According to a just-released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the number of employed lawyers in 2014 increased by 40,000 compared to 2013, while the number of unemployed lawyers fell by 8,000. The total number of lawyers in the U.S. labor market increased by 32,000 this past year. Read More »



Commentaries on the Law School, legal education, and related topics. 

01/23/15 - Abuses of LSAT Scores

04/30/14 - Legal Job Market Continues to Improve

04/23/14 - Assessing Future Enrollment

02/06/14 - Law School Student Loans

11/11/13 - Michigan State Bar Membership by Law School
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11/08/13 - Employment Among Michigan Lawyers Is Increasing
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11/07/13 - Unemployment Among Michigan Lawyers Remains Low
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10/24/13 - The Layperson's Guide to Legal Employment Data

06/03/13 - Myth-Busting

01/29/13 - Admissions Chances Improve; Employment Outlook Brightens

12/03/12 - Law School Is Indeed Worth the Money

11/07/12 - Are the Bar Results for Real?

10/29/12 - Fourth Tier My...

10/03/12 - Answering a Question about a Michigan Lawyer Shortage

09/24/12 - Is More Transparency about Law Schools Desirable?

08/27/12 - Law School Costs, Student Loan Debt, and Advice for Applicants

08/15/12 - Enough about the Ills and Evils of Legal Education

02/15/12 - Does a Shortage of Lawyers Loom?


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