Sunday, January 22, 2012
Many have accused some law schools of reporting job data in a way that suggests misleadingly positive information. The ABA Standards Review Committee has responded by recommending detailed disclosure. There are high points of its proposal:
• Law schools would have to report the number of graduates upon which their published salary figures are based.
• Law schools must stipulate whether graduates are in long-term or short-term positions, or in jobs funded by the school.
• Law schools must report on their Web sites the retention rates for conditional scholarships and provide that information when offering those scholarships.
Here is a full report from Law.com