Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Preps or Perps?

Complaint alleges prep courses perpetrated illegal acts

Barbri_complaint_1 According to a recent "lawschool.com" press release, a complaint filed last week against BAR/BRI bar review, West Publishing Corporation, and Kaplan, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleges that more than 300,000 lawyers and law students were each charged an estimated $1,000 extra for bar review courses. 

The story was also carried by "dBusiness News," an online daily business news service.

The complaint reportedly alleges that "executives of BAR/BRI and Kaplan secretly agreed to a per se illegal market division," according to the lawschool.com story.  (djt)

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