For the past few years, law schools have been hammered for their (1) high costs, (2) lousy job market for graduates, and (3) and their marketing. A dozen or more class-action lawsuits have been filed against law schools for fraudulent advertising, law school applications have been dropping. and “transparency groups” have popped up, trying to shed light on law school graduate employment rates and salaries.
But, as any good lawyer will tell you, there are two sides to every story. And Lawrence Mitchell, Dean at Case Western Reserve University, provides another side to the story. Worth a read for prospective law students:
His Op-Ed, however, did not impress one of those bloggers, Above the Law: