Just before the Great Recession legal hiring at the top law school in the country was like the proverbial “shooting fish in a barrel.” Since then, things certainly haven’t been as good. Here’s my take on law school and the job market.
Oh god, not another law school. It’s hard to believe, but new law schools continue to sprout up even as application numbers fall—a reflection of the poor job market for lawyers.
Enter the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law. Founded in 2014, this young law school promises to be different: it boasts a low cost of attendance and a commitment to public-interest law.