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Another Law School Downsizes

Valparaiso Law announces major faculty buyouts as enrollment wanes. Can top law schools weather the storm?

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Signs of a Law School Turnaround

Applications to law school may be creeping back up, but the legal profession will likely never be the automatic ticket to a middle class life it once was.

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Law Schools Fight over Shrinking Pool of Students

As the whole structure of the legal industry changes around them and pool of students shrink, law schools are fighting over the transfer students who remain.

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The Shady Dealings of For-Profit Law Schools

For-profit law schools often leave their students with enormous debt and few if any job prospects, and they use deceit to keep profiting off of the unsuspecting. But we shouldn’t let more respectable schools off the hook either.

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Lawyer-in-Chief Warns Against Law School

In a chat with 20-somethings who use Tumblr, President Obama warned them from entering the legal profession. Maybe this will finally get the attention of the law school presidents.

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College Grads Wise Up, Pass on Law School

America still has far more would-be lawyers than the legal profession can employ, but college grads seem to have taken note: fewer and fewer are applying to law school.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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