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Monday, April 24, 2006

"Nonprofit" is a Tax Designation, Not a Business Plan

Aaa_27 Fcsl1_3 A good many people in legal education are up in arms about the growth of for-profit law schools.  The fear (whether justified or not) is that the quest for profits will work to the disadvantage of students.

Yet, as the National Law Journal points out in an interesting article, the nonprofit law schools are using a variety of the same management techniques that their for-profit cousins.  The reason?  Pressure from the U.S. News rankings, says the Journal.  (Images: For-profit Florida Coastal law school's new 220,000 square-foot lakeside facility.)

[Frank Snyder]

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