random5483 wrote:lol. What else is there to say?
ResolutePear wrote:Yes. Let the AMA accredit a couple schools in a year and the profession will practically throw them out into the streets.
Lawyers just have no balls - the ABA ripped them out as required for entering a state bar.
Does passing the bar mean I get to make up stats like you do?
areyouinsane wrote:I've long argued for a "Motor Lawyer" law, similar to the Motor Voter act. Everyone is admitted to the bar when they get their driver's license.
Really, what's the point of lawschool anymore? Don't for a minute think these other TTTT's aren't watching Cooley rake in the cash and getting ideas.
Fact is, lawyers are dime a dozen and this industry really has no future. The glut is so severe already that something like 40% of kids from even lower Tier 1 schools don't find full-time jobs in law.
areyouinsane wrote:Does passing the bar mean I get to make up stats like you do?
I guess the writer at the New Republic just made all this up:
http://www.tnr.com/article/87251/law-sc ... n?page=0,1
At the "top 50" school he studied for the article, only 45% of grads had real, full time, non-temp jobs 9 months post graduation.
The grim reality is that it's much worse out there than even the most pessimistic of you can imagine. Demand for non-Biglaw track lawyers is essentially less than zero.
bjsesq wrote:You know, I was thinking that Florida was missing something. Thanks, Cooley. Also: nice way to take the statistics from one school and generalize them to all schools in the range, insane. As always, no hyperbole with you.
Why doesn't the ABA accreditation committee just skip the effing middle man and just sell us our JDs directly for $120K by mail?
areyouinsane wrote:Why doesn't the ABA accreditation committee just skip the effing middle man and just sell us our JDs directly for $120K by mail?
Cooley actually phoned the Cracker Jack people and asked if they could include a JD as a "prize" inside every box, but they said it wouldn't work since everyone already has one.
Shit, my friend is a Cracker Jack vendor at Yankee Stadium, and he has a JD & NY/CT bar admission. Seriously.
ResolutePear wrote:NYC Law wrote:Riverview =/= Miami?
Though that building is pretty awesome
Just saying, you can always make more sqft.
LAWYER2 wrote:So we're mad at the ABA for allowing an already for-profit school the opportunity to make more profit?
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