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Majority of law school hires come from Tier 1 law schools, survey says

Many hires come from just three schools: Harvard, Yale or Stanford

On the first day of law school, you walk into class and see your first professor’s name up on the chalkboard. Curious, you type his/her name into Google and see what turns up. Uh oh, you think, he/she went to Yale. This is probably going to be tough.

If that’s your thought process, then perhaps you had better be prepared. According to a forthcoming study in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies published by The Wall Street Journal, the vast majority of your professors will be from top tier universities.

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