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Both good and bad in ABA’s latest law school graduate employment figures

There is slight growth in long-term, full-time job placement, but unemployment is also on the rise

Law schools may be diversifying, but are they placing graduates in jobs? Yes, but not with much growth, say new numbers from the American Bar Association (ABA).

On April 9, the ABA released its latest data on law graduate employment outcomes for the class of 2013. According to the study, 57 percent of 2013 graduates landed long-term, full-time jobs that required passage of the bar. That figure is up from 0.8 percent from 2012.

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