law school http://nhpr.org en Why Law Schools Are Facing An Enrollment Problem http://nhpr.org/post/why-law-schools-are-facing-enrollment-problem <p>After years of a so-called “lawyer bubble”, with firms expanding rapidly – these days, many new graduates struggle to get a job in the legal profession.&nbsp; In response, law school enrollment numbers are plummeting, leading some to scale back their operations and many to re-think the best way to deliver that juris doctorate.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 41633 at http://nhpr.org Why Law Schools Are Facing An Enrollment Problem The Lawyer Bubble http://nhpr.org/post/lawyer-bubble <p>Since 2004, the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/education/law-schools-applications-fall-as-costs-rise-and-jobs-are-cut.html">number of law-school applications</a> has dropped from almost 100,000 to 54,000, and the Law School Admission Council recently reported that applications were heading toward a 30 year low. <strong><a href="http://thelawyerbubble.com/">Steven J. Harper</a> </strong>submits that these declining numbers haven’t emerged from uncontrollable market forces, but are rather a result of human greed and grandiosity that went unchecked for decades. <strong>Steven </strong>is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and author of the <a href="http://chronicle.com/article/Pop-Goes-the-Law/137717/">forthcoming book</a> <em>The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis</em>.</p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:14:23 +0000 Virginia Prescott 23862 at http://nhpr.org The Lawyer Bubble A Fast-Track To Law School http://nhpr.org/post/fast-track-law-school <p>With the high costs of tuition, many students with an associate&rsquo;s degree can&rsquo;t afford to go on for their bachelor&rsquo;s.&nbsp; So in 2011, when one non-profit college in Salem began offering students their third year of college free, some considered the deal a godsend. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:13:23 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 8968 at http://nhpr.org A Fast-Track To Law School