Monday, December 17, 2018

The continued rise of non-JD enrollment in law schools

Usefully documented here.  The explanation for the rise is simple:  non-JD students (e.g., LLM students, but also, as in the case of Arizona, undergraduates taking courses taught by law faculty for an undergraduate law-related degree) generate tuition revenue, but are invisible to the masters of American legal education at USNews.com:  their numerical credentials don't show up, so it's all $$$ and no risk to ranking.   We're still waiting for the creative state AG who finds a way to nail US News.com for its role in consumer fraud.

https://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2018/12/the-continued-rise-of-non-jd-enrollment-in-law-schools.html

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