As the great American architect Addison Mizner once said "Where there is a will there is a lawsuit."
And where there is a lawsuit... there is a lawyer.
The 2012-2013 school year has seen a 34.4% decline in the number of individuals taking the dreaded LSATs from the 170,000 people that took the test in 2009-2010.
Despite these staggering stats, some studies show that, while a JD may not be as profitable as it once was, the yearly earnings of a a law school grad are still significantly higher than than without a secondary degree -- especially over time.
Pursuing law school? Want to realize those Law & Order dreams of putting the legal system into practice?
Some of the top law programs are right here in Illinois. Check them out here!
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