Crop of New Law Schools Opens Amid a Lawyer Glut

January 31, 2013

Law-school applications are at their lowest in a decade, but that hasn't stopped a handful of colleges and universities across the nation from opening new law schools. Some of the new schools are intended for regions where law schools are scarce or are being built to round out a university'ssuite of professional schools. But many of them are likely to find themselves competing for a shrinking pool of would-be lawyers and sending hopeful graduates into one of the toughest markets in years for law jobs.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal