The percentage of law grads obtaining jobs requiring bar passage has increased for the third year in a row, rising from 66.6 percent for the class of 2015 to 67.7 for the class of 2016, according to findings released Wednesday by the National Association for Law Placement.
But those percentages don’t tell the whole story. The actual number of jobs dropped by 2,000. A greater percentage of grads found jobs because of a smaller graduating class size.
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