For-profit law schools on the rise

The InfiLaw System has raked in the cash, even if its graduates are less successful

In an age where fewer students are applying to law school, many educational institutions are looking to get creative with how they manage their future legal leaders. But while some institutions are simply decreasing law school class sizes, one private equity firm has decided to take after University of Phoenix instead of Harvard or Yale.

For-profit law schools are growing, and much of the established legal academy isn’t too happy about the development.

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