A few years ago, the United States experienced a recession (I really hope that isn’t news to anyone…). The legal market—like most industries—experienced a substantial decline as a result of the economic downturn. Many law students found themselves without employment after graduating. In an effort to recoup their losses, some students tried suing their schools. This post is going to provide a brief overview of those students’ lawsuits; then, it will segue into a discussion of how to maximize employment opportunities in the current legal market.
A) If you’re prepping for the October 2015 LSAT, you’re going to want to check this out – the price of our online course just dropped. Blueprint LSAT
B) The legal industry added 200 jobs in July, continuing a trend of (modest) growth. American Lawyer
C) California legislators want to require law schools to disclose their graduation and dropout rates. Transparency FTW! L.A. Times
D) Ever the contrarian, North Korea wants to create its own time zone. The New York Times
E) The winners of the National Geographic travel photo contest have been announced, and the world is pretty damn beautiful. The Atlantic